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Title OpDiv/StaffDiv Sort descending Guidance Status Issue Date
FAQ 512 Under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, may a health care provider disclose protected health information about an individual to another provider, when such information is requested for the treatment of a family member of the individual?  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 524 If I am unconscious or not around, can my health care provider still share or discuss my health information with my family, friends, or others involved in my care or payment for my care?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 537 What is a covered entity's liability under the HIPAA Privacy Rule for sharing data inappropriately to or through a health information organization (HIO) or other electronic health information exchange network?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 356 Can a physician’s office fax patient medical information to another physician’s office?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 397 Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule permit covered entities to disclose protected health information, without individuals' authorization, to public officials responding to a bioterrorism threat or other public health emergency?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 315 When does a covered entity have discretion to determine whether a research component of the entity is part of their covered functions, and therefore, subject to the HIPAA Privacy Rule?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 328 Are hospitals or other health care providers required to provide their notices to patients they treat in an emergency?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 341 Are health care providers required by the HIPAA Privacy Rule to post their entire notice at their facility or may they post just a brief description of the notice?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 222 How can family members of a deceased individual obtain the deceased individual's protected health information that is relevant to their own health care?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 239 Is a business associate contract required for a covered entity to disclose protected health information to a researcher?  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
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