Employee Self-Disclosure of PHI Can Be a Problem for Employers

What should employers do when employees self-disclose health information?  How should employers respond to employees who are self-disclosing PHI, sometimes to protect themselves from potential employer disciplinary action? Can HIPAA compliance help protect a company faced with other employee generated legal action like denial of a disability claim?  Jason Karn, Total HIPAA’s chief compliance officer interviews David C. Smith, nationally recognized HIPAA consultant to answer these important questions.