Confidentiality, Privacy and Security

UAC and HIPAA

  • 1.  UAC and HIPAA

    Posted 06-11-2019 13:54
    I work for a non profit 900 bed agency that deals with Unaccompanied children. We are in the process of implementing on EMR and the question came up who is authorized to sign release of information for the minors in the UAC program. This question was brought up because we are trying to setup an HIE in our area and don't know if it is a violation if we take the PHI from the HIE and upload it to the federal portal that tracks the minors.

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    Luke Bigness
    Net Smart Emr Administrative Clerk
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  • 2.  RE: UAC and HIPAA

    Posted 06-11-2019 14:34
    To clarify my question would a ROI request be recognized from my agency to an outside healthcare facility as a valid request? Due to the fact that we are providing services would it be considered continuity of care?

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    Luke Bigness
    Net Smart Emr Administrative Clerk
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