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HIPAA Sharing mental health info.

This is guidance that contains FAQs about when it is appropriate under the Privacy Rule for a health care provider to share the protected health information of a patient who is being treated for a mental health condition.

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Final

Issued by: Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

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