BUL4602 Fall-2011 Lecture 8, Reading 2

BUL4602 Fall-2011 Lecture 8, Reading 2 - FDOH Disclosure...

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From Florida Department of Health Policy -- Page 1 of 6 Medical Record Disclosure Any patient medical information in the department’s possession may be shared with any other health care provider for treatment of the patient without authorization or consent from the patient. Reference Section 456.057(5)(a), Florida Statutes, and 45 CFR 164.506(c)(2). (1) Written Authorization to Disclose protected health information Readily identifiable medical records will be disclosed as directed in a written document, signed within six months by the patient or authorized representative, providing HIV test results, STD treatment, TB treatment, mental health counseling, substance abuse prevention, and WIC eligibility records are specifically authorized for disclosure. (a) HIV test results require a specific authorization stating the HIV test result may be disclosed to a specific person or organization. Section 381.004(3), Florida Statutes. The HIV test result disclosure transmittal document will include a w a r n i n g : State law prohibits you from making any further disclosure of such information without the specific written consent of the person to whom such information pertains, or as otherwise permitted by s t a t e l a w . except in the hospital setting with specific written informed consent. Reference Sections 381.004(3)(f) and (g), Florida Statutes. ( b ) STD (sexually transmissible disease) patient treatment records require specific authorization to release STD patient treatment records, if authorization is by subpoena, disclosure will be in camera to the presiding judge only. Reference Section 384.29, Florida Statutes. (c) TB (tuberculosis) patient treatment records require specific authorization to release TB patient treatment records, if authorization by subpoena, disclosure will be in camera to the presiding judge only. Reference Section 392.65, Florida Statutes. (d) Mental health counseling records consisting of psychiatric, psychological or psychotherapeutic records made by a provider licensed under Chapter 490 or 491, Florida Statutes, may be supplied in a report form at the discretion of the psychiatrist, psychologist or psychotherapist. If written request FDOH Disclosure Policy1 of 6
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From Florida Department of Health Policy -- Page 2 of 6 for complete copies of the record is made for the use of a subsequent licensed mental health provider the complete record shall be provided. Reference Section 456.057(4), Florida Statutes, and 45 CFR 164.508(a)(2). (e) Substance Abuse Prevention records, maintained by the department in the performance as a service provider shall not be disclosed except on the specific written authorization of the patient. Reference Section 397.501(7), Florida Statutes, and 42 CFR Part 2.
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This note was uploaded on 08/23/2011 for the course BUL 4602 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '11 term at W. Florida.

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BUL4602 Fall-2011 Lecture 8, Reading 2 - FDOH Disclosure...

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