DISCLOSURES FOR PUBLIC HEALTH ACTIVITIES - 2003
This is an information paper stating that the HIPAA Privacy Rule recognizes the legitimate need for public health authorities and others responsible for ensuring public health and safety to have access to protected health information to carry out their public health mission
Issued by: Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
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