Policy Manual


Deidentification and Reidentification of Protected Health Information      

Type: Policy                 Category: General                 Level: Community Care 

Parties: Community Care employees and contractees

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Supporting References: HIPAA Privacy Rule Standard 164:514abc

Parent Effective Date Approval Level Revision Dates Last Reviewed
N/A  4-13-2003  Board    4-13-2003
Related Document Code Related Document Name Type
1.MEP.16 De-identification and Re-identification of PHI Procedure

Policy:  When Community Care desires to classify protected health information as "de-identified" or "re-identified" it may only do so after direct consultation with a person with appropriate knowledge of and experience with generally accepted statistical and scientific principles and methods for rendering information individually identifiable AND who is well versed in the requirements set forth in the Privacy Rule at 164.514 a, b, and c.