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FAQ 345 It is common for hospitals and other health care providers to collect preoperative information over the phone from a new patient prior to the day of surgery in order to determine whether the patient has any special medical concerns or issues that   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 213 Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule strictly prohibit the use, disclosure, or request of an entire medical record? If not, are case-by-case justifications required each time the entire medical record is disclosed?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 214 A provider might have a patient's medical record that contains older portions of a medical record that were created by another previous provider. Will the HIPAA Privacy Rule permit a provider who is a covered entity to disclose a complete medical   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 215 In limiting access, are covered entities required to completely restructure existing workflow systems, including redesigning office space and upgrading computer systems, in order to comply with the HIPAA Privacy Rule's minimum necessary requiremen  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 216 Is a covered entity required to apply the HIPAA Privacy Rule's minimum necessary standard to a disclosure of protected health information it makes to another covered entity?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 217 May a covered entity accept documentation of an external Institutional Review Board's (IRB) waiver of authorization for purposes of reasonably relying on the request as the minimum necessary?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 219 Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule change the way in which a person can grant another person health care power of attorney?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 220 If someone has a health care power of attorney for an individual, can they obtain access to that individual's medical record?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 220 If someone has a health care power of attorney for an individual, can they obtain access to that individual's medical record?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 221 Can the personal representative of an adult or emancipated minor obtain access to the individual's medical record?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
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