Privacy Policies & Procedures
Section 3 - Uses and Disclosures to Carry Out Treatment, Payment or Health Care Operations
|Title: Permitted Uses and Disclosures||Policy: PRV-03.01|
|Category: HIPAA Compliance||Authority: 45 CFR §
HIPAA Section: 164.506
|Standard: Uses and Disclosures to Carry out Treatment, Payment, or Health Care Operations||Responsibility: Health Care Components|
|Effective Date: 04/14/2003|
|Approved by: OSU Legal Counsel||Revised: 7/1/2013|
To establish the permitted uses and disclosures of protected health information in regards to Treatment, payment or healthcare operations.
OSU will use protected health information for the purposes of Treatment, Payment or Health Care Operations of its individual patients. OSU adopts the definitions of such as defined by the Code of Federal Regulations.
Possible reasons for using or disclosing PHI for Health Care Operations include, but are not limited to the following:
These uses and/or disclosures must adhere to the minimum necessary standards of HIPAA.
Any other uses of PHI are permitted only with a valid consent from the patient and will be addressed in other policies.
If OSU obtains a consent and an authorization or written legal permission from the individual for a disclosure of PHI, only the most restrictive will be recognized.
In the case of conflicting consents and authorizations, OSU will resolve the situation by: