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Protecting Against Unauthorized Use or Disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI)

February 01, 2022

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) strictly limits how, and for what purposes, covered entities (including many group health plans) can use or disclose PHI. Review this template, for use by an employer-sponsored group health plan, to obtain the consent of an individual to authorize the plan’s use or disclosure of the individual’s PHI, as may be required under HIPAA.

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