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Confidentiality of Medical Information - Appendix A

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APPENDIX A DEFINITIONS

Authorization

Means permission granted in accordance with Section 56.11 or 56.21 of the CA Civil Code for the disclosure of medical information.

Authorized Recipient

Means any person who is authorized to receive medical information pursuant to Section 56.10 or 56.20 of the CA Civil Code.

Disclose

Means to release, transfer, disseminate, or otherwise communicate all or any part of any record orally, in writing, or by electronic or any other means to any person or entity.

Medical Information

Means any individually identifiable information, in any form or media, whether electronic, paper, or oral, in possession of or derived from a provider of health care regarding a patient’s medical history, mental or physical condition or treatment, or past, present, or future payment for the provision of health care to the individual.

Patient

Means any natural person, whether or not still living, who received medical care services from a provider of health care and to whom medical information pertains.

Provider of Health Care

Means an individual or entity providing medical or health services.