Release of Health Information. 3364-90-01

Policy Class: Compliance
Policy Action: Major revision of existing policy
Purpose of Policy: Assure the privacy and confidentiality of protected health information (PHI) and to provide guidelines for its use and disclosure in accordance with state and federal laws such as Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA") and the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, 20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99 ("FERPA").  Uses and disclosures addressed in this policy are not exhaustive and do not capture all permissible uses or disclosures by law or encountered in daily operations.  As such, workforce members are encouraged to contact the Privacy Officer or Office of Legal Affairs prior to any non-routine use or disclosure or to seek clarification on a use or disclosure addressed generally in this policy.
This policy supersedes: 7-90-1 Release of Information, Keywords: health information, PHI, HIPAA, FERPA, disclosure, Health Information Management, authorization, workforce, DNA, PHI, HIV, AIDS
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Abstract/Description: Policy Class: Compliance

Policy Action: Major revision of existing policy

Purpose of Policy: Assure the privacy and confidentiality of protected health information (PHI) and to provide guidelines for its use and disclosure in accordance with state and federal laws such as Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA") and the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, 20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99 ("FERPA"). Uses and disclosures addressed in this policy are not exhaustive and do not capture all permissible uses or disclosures by law or encountered in daily operations. As such, workforce members are encouraged to contact the Privacy Officer or Office of Legal Affairs prior to any non-routine use or disclosure or to seek clarification on a use or disclosure addressed generally in this policy.

This policy supersedes: 7-90-1 Release of Information
Subject(s): HIPAA Policies
Alumni/Friends of UT
Faculty
Staff
Students
Vendors




Compliance
Date Created: 1978-01-01