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FAQ 2087 Does HIPAA allow a health care provider to communicate with a patient’s family, friends, or other persons who are involved in the patient’s care?  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 2088 Does HIPAA provide extra protections for mental health information compared with other health information?  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 2089 Is a health care provider permitted to discuss an adult patient’s mental health information with the patient’s parents or other family members?  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 209 Do the HIPAA Privacy Rule's minimum necessary requirements prohibit medical residents, medical students, nursing students, and other medical trainees from accessing patient medical information in the course of their training?   Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 2090 When does mental illness or another mental condition constitute incapacity under the Privacy Rule?  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 2091 If a health care provider knows that a patient with a serious mental illness has stopped taking a prescribed medication, can the provider tell the patient’s family members?  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 2092 Can a minor child’s doctor talk to the child’s parent about the patient’s mental health status and needs?  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 2093 At what age of a child is the parent no longer the personal representative of the child for HIPAA purposes?  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 2094 Does a parent have a right to receive a copy of psychotherapy notes about a child’s mental health treatment?  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
FAQ 2095 What options do family members of an adult patient with mental illness have if they are concerned about the patient’s mental health and the patient refuses to agree to let a health care provider share information with the family?  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Final
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