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Disclosures for Emergency Preparedness - A Decision Tool: Disclosure to Other Person or Agency


The disclosure is to another person(s) / agency!

The disclosure can be made by a health care provider to a third party for treatment or certain health care operations, subject to minimum necessary!

Green traffic signal and the phrase The disclosure may be made!

- OR -

Is there a signed authorization from the individual?

YES or NO



Content created by Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
Content last reviewed on July 26, 2013