Confidentiality, Privacy and Security

Signed ROI Following Patient's Death

  • 1.  Signed ROI Following Patient's Death

    Posted 23 days ago
    If a patient signed an authorization to release information to a third party; the ROI is otherwise valid, but the patient has passed away... Can we still release records based on that signed release of information to the requestor?

    Thank you for your help,

    Connie Lovell

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    Connie Lovell
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  • 2.  RE: Signed ROI Following Patient's Death

    Posted 23 days ago

    Authorization becomes null and void at patient's death.

     

    Becky Kilen, MS, RHIA, CHPS

    GHS Privacy Officer | Manager of Privacy

     

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