Privacy Rule

HIPAA's Privacy Rule provides federal protections for individuals' medical records and other health information in written, oral, and electronic form.  It also permits the disclosure of health information needed for patient care and other important purposes.  Various forms and compliance information can be found here.

 
 Date PostedPublication
9/13/2018 Hurricane Florence and HIPAA Bulletin: Limited Waiver of HIPAA Sanctions and Penalties 
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8/30/2018 Medical Privacy of Protected Health Information 
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6/18/2018 Guidance on HIPAA and Individual Authorization of Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information for Research 
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5/28/2018 Information is Powerful Medicine (HIPAA Access Right Poster) 
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12/20/2017 HIPAA Privacy Rule and Sharing Information Related to Mental Health 
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12/20/2017 Decision Tree: When Can I Obtain Treatment Information About My Loved One? 
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12/20/2017 HIPAA Helps Mental Health Professionals to Prevent Harm 
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10/30/2017 How HIPAA Allows Doctors to Respond to the Opioid Crisis 
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10/17/2017 Limited Waiver of HIPAA Sanctions and Penalties During a Declared Emergency 
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10/3/2017 Disclosures to Family, Friends, and Others Involved in an Individual's Care and for Notification 
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9/19/2017 HIPAA and Disasters: What Emergency Professionals Need to Know 
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1/10/2017 Same-Sex Marriage Considerations 
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1/10/2017 Communicating With a Patient's Family, Friends, or Others Involved in the Patient's Care 
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1/4/2017 Ensuring Equal Access to All Health Services and Benefits Provided Through Electronic Means 
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12/20/2016 Permitted Uses and Disclosures: Exchange for Public Health Activities 
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10/24/2016 Sharing Consumer Health Information? Look to HIPAA and the FTC Act 
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9/30/2016 Blocked or Terminated Access to PHI 
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9/27/2016 Questions Regarding Use of Interpreter and Telecommunications Relay Service 
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8/18/2016 Personal Representatives - Requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule 
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7/27/2016 Unique Device Identifier and HIPAA Privacy Rule 
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5/26/2016 Questions and Answers About HIPAA's Access Right 
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5/24/2016 Q&A's About HIPAA's Access Right and Appropriate Fees for Copies 
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5/24/2016 Clarification of Permissible Fees for HIPAA Right of Access 
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4/21/2016 Access to PHI by Members of the Media and Film Crews 
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3/16/2016 How HIPAA Applies to Certain Workplace Wellness Programs 
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2/9/2016 Permitted Uses and Disclosures: Exchange for Health Care Operations 
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2/9/2016 Permitted Uses and Disclosures: Exchange for Treatment 
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1/7/2016 The HIPAA Privacy Rule's Right of Access  
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1/5/2016 HIPAA Modified to Strengthen the Firearm Background Check System 
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4/30/2015 Frequently Asked Questions About the Disposal of Protected Health Information 
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4/22/2015 At A Glance: Disclosure for Public Health Emergency Preparedness Purposes 
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4/16/2015 HIPAA Privacy & Security and Workplace Wellness Programs 
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1/5/2015 HIPAA; Copier Data Security: A Guide for Businesses 
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11/10/2014 HIPAA Privacy in Emergency Situations 
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9/16/2014 Notice of Privacy Practices 
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9/30/2013 Health Information of Deceased Individuals 
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9/16/2013 Privacy Practices - Instructions, Form and Notice 
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8/23/2013 Your Health Information Privacy Rights 
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11/29/2012 Guidance Regarding Methods for De-Identification of Protected Health Information in Accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act 
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2/20/2012 Summary of the HIPAA Privacy Rule 
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3/1/2010 Health Information Privacy Complaint Form 
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