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Tennessee Valley Healthcare System


Mentioned in a privacy incident report created by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on June 8, 2015. Also cited in 104 other reports.

Report ID: PSETS0000120537, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Reported Entity: NASHVILLE TN - 626


Veteran As wife contacted the Privacy Officer (PO), Nashville Campus, regarding the following incident. Veteran A received a Patient Notification Letter in the mail. Enclosed in the envelope was also a Patient Notification Letter belonging to Veteran B. Arrangements were made for Veteran Bs letter to be returned to the PO, Nashville Campus. Veteran Bs personally identifiable information (PII) includes his full name, address, colonoscopy results, and providers name.


06/08/15: The Incident Resolution Service Team has determined that Veteran B will be sent a HIPAA notification letter due to Protected Health Information (PHI) being disclosed.

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