P​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍​atients may request copies of their medical records per HIPAA. See 45 CFR 164.524(b)(1). Covered entities also may offer individuals the option of using electronic means (e.g., e-mail, secure web portal) to make requests for access. In addition, a covered entity may require individuals to use the entity’s own supplied form, provided use of the form does not create a barrier to or unreasonably delay the individual from obtaining access to his PHI.You are working in the HIM department of a hospital, and the department director has tasked y​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍​ou with creating the Release of Information form for patients to fill out when requesting documents. In an essay-style post, explain: What is contained in the designated record set? What minimum data elements (information) are required for this form? Include any additional requirements for the process, HINT: Identification, selection of media used, and the cost to the patient. The time constraints set by HIPAA for completing this process. Use link below: https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/privacy/guidance/access/index.htm​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍​l

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