In This Issue:
- Modifications Related to the Use and Disclosure of PHI for Marketing Purposes
- Modifications Related to the Use and Disclosure of PHI for Research Purposes
..Compound Authorizations Permitted
..Authorizations for Future Research Permitted
- Modifications Related to the Use of PHI for Fundraising Purposes
..Opportunity to Opt-Out of Communications
..Expanded Types of PHI Permissibly Used For Fundraising Communications
- The Prohibition on the Sale of PHI
- Other Modifications to the Privacy Rule Related to the Use and Disclosure of PHI
..Use and Disclosure of a Decedent’s PHI
..Disclosure of Immunization Records to Schools
- Excerpt from Modifications Related to the Use and Disclosure of PHI for Marketing
The Final Rule modified how PHI is permitted to be used by a Covered Entity or a Business Associate for marketing purposes, mainly by modifying the definition of the types of activities that constitute “marketing” for purposes of HIPAA.
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