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FERPA and HIPAA


Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule apply to an elementary or secondary school?

Does FERPA or HIPAA apply to records on students who are patients at a university hospital?

Where the HIPAA Privacy Rule applies, does it permit a health care provider to disclose protected health information (PHI) about a patient to law enforcement, family members, or others if the provider believes the patient presents a serious danger to self or others?

Are the health records of an individual who is both a student and an employee of a university at which the person receives health care subject to the privacy provisions of FERPA or those of HIPAA?

Can a postsecondary institution be a “hybrid entity” under the HIPAA Privacy Rule?

Does FERPA or HIPAA apply to elementary or secondary school student health records maintained by a health care provider that is not employed by a school?

Are there circumstances in which the HIPAA Privacy Rule might apply to an elementary or secondary school?

Where the HIPAA Privacy Rule applies, does it allow a health care provider to disclose protected health information (PHI) about a troubled teen to the parents of the teen?

Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule allow a health care provider to disclose protected health information (PHI) about a student to a school nurse or physician?

Does FERPA or HIPAA apply to records on students at health clinics run by postsecondary institutions?

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