The information regarding your behavioral health treatment is protected by federal law under the Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitations Act and the privacy provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”), and their implementing regulations. See generally 42 C.F.R. Part 2; 45 C.F.R. Parts 160, 164.Your health information specified above will be disclosed pursuant to this authorization, that the recipient of the information may redisclose the information and it may no longer be protected by federal law under HIPAA.
PHI (Protected Health Information) contained in FAXs/Emails is HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL. It is intended for the exclusive use of the addressee. It is to be used only to aid in providing specific healthcare services to this patient. Any other use is a violation of Federal Law (HIPAA) and will be reported as such.