These Are the Laws You Can Break Right Now Due to Coronavirus

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2. Video chatting with a medical pro

As you probably know, healthcare providers offer their services via online platforms. Telemedicine plays a crucial role now, as the coronavirus continues to spread across the country, leaving more and more deaths in its wake. However, there are millions of Americans out there who need medical assistance, so telemedicine is a good call right now.

“Currently, HIPAA [Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act] rules are being relaxed to allow any type of platform to be used for virtual visits, even FaceTime and Skype,” says Io Dolka, care advocate and founder of Grey Zone. Privacy concerns will remain a problem, but if your life depends on that virtual call, don’t hesitate to give your doctor the proper information.

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