[ Sunday, January 20, 2013 ]
Nugget 6: School Immunization Records: A covered entity may disclose proof of immunization to a school if state law requires the school to have such information prior to admitting the student, without getting a HIPAA-compliant authorization. However, the parent or other responsible adult (or the child if he/she is emancipated or of age) must agree to the disclosure. Agreement can be verbal, but either way, the covered entity must document the parent's agreement to the disclosure.
Jeff [11:03 PM]
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