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When Can I Share Patient Information?

Family members, friends and caregivers may play a significant in role in the care of your patient. This is especially the case when the patient is a minor, elderly or being treated for mental health issues or substance abuse issues.

In the complicated world of HIPAA, it can be difficult to comprehend when it’s acceptable to share patient-related information. Updated HIPAA guidelines make it easier to grasp the requirements for sharing patient-related information.

For more information:

https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/special-topics/mental-health/index.html

https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/families-hipaa-decision-tree-adult-patients.pdf

https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/hipaa-reconnects.pdf

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