Module 1: Introduction to HIPAA
Module 2: Fundamentals of PHI
Module 3: The Privacy Rule – Uses, Disclosures, and Compliance
Module 4: The Security Rule – Uses, Disclosures, and Compliance
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1.2 When Is Patient Consent Not Necessary for Disclosure?

Information may be divulged in the following cases:

  • When information is needed for treatment
  • When disclosures must be made to the person’s family, friends, and other caregivers.
  • When information is necessary to ensure public health and safety
  • When information is needed to prevent danger.
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