Policy Manual


Minimum Necessary Information Disclosure      

Type: Policy                 Category: General                 Level: Community Care 

Parties: Community Care employees and contractees

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Supporting References: HIPAA Privacy Rule Standard 164.502(b)

Parent Effective Date Approval Level Revision Dates Last Reviewed
N/A  4-13-2003  Board    4-13-2003
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Policy:  When disclosing or requesting Protected Health Information of clients who are currently receiving services or who have received services in the past , reasonable efforts must be made to limit the information to the minimum necessary to accomplish the intended use, disclosure, or request. Minimum Necessary requirements apply to all releases, consents, and authorizations received by or requested by Community Care except as otherwise directed by policy and procedure.