Do HIPAA laws end after a person dies?

Does an individual's right to privacy end after he dies? I mean, do the HIPAA laws end a person's right to privacy?

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I think HIPAA ends when a person dies.

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And you would be wrong thinking this. 

The federal law does extend a person’s privacy rights into death, but it also explicitly requires facilities to release records to authorized individuals.

The complications typically come when a patient dies without having named a personal representative. In those instances, HIPAA defers to state law to determine access rights.

No it is still in effect even after the person is deceased. As the right to privacy is still in effect as i have gone through it as a matter of law.

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