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The American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development has released new guidelines for releasing patient information.
The "Guidelines for Releasing Information on the Condition of Patients" are consistent with the privacy regulations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1997, according to the AHA.
The full text is available for free at www.stratsociety.org or in brochure format for a fee. The brochures are sold in lots of 10 for $28 for members and $42 for nonmembers. To order, call (800) 242-2626.