Compliance Corner – October

October 19, 2015

If a patient is deceased, may a covered entity disclose to a family member who was involved in the patient’s care or payment for healthcare prior to the death, PHI of the deceased?

Answer: Yes, unless there is an expressed statement to the contrary. (45CR 164.510)

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