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    HIPAA Privacy Regulations: General Rules for Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information -- Uses and Disclosures Consistent With Notice - § 164.502(i)

    As Contained in the HHS Final HIPAA Privacy Rules

     

    HHS Regulations
    General Rules for Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information -- Uses and Disclosures Consistent With Notice - § 164.502(i)

     

    Standard: uses and disclosures consistent with notice. A covered entity that is required by § 164.520 to have a notice may not use or disclose protected health information in a manner inconsistent with such notice. A covered entity that is required by § 164.520(b)(1)(iii) to include a specific statement in its notice if it intends to engage in an activity listed in § 164.520(b)(1)(iii)(A)-(C), may not use or disclose protected health information for such activities, unless the required statement is included in the notice.

     

    HHS Description
    General Rules for Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information -- Uses and Disclosures Consistent With Notice

     

    We proposed to prohibit covered entities from using or disclosing protected health information in a manner inconsistent with their notice of information practices. We retain this provision in the final rule. See § 164.520 regarding notice content and distribution requirements.

     

    HHS Response to Comments Received
    General Rules for Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information -- Uses and Disclosures Consistent With Notice

     

    Comments on the notice requirements are addressed in the preamble to § 164.520