Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19a-7-2 - Maintenance of confidentiality

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) Access to confidential health data shall be restricted to those employees or agents engaged in the department's process of establishing a state health plan.
(b) The department may, at the discretion of the commissioner, disseminate aggregate health data or publish reports based upon aggregate health data provided such data and reports:
(1) are used for public health planning and
(2) do not include personal data or patient-identifiable data.
(c) The department may not disclose confidential health data unless:
(1) the disclosure is to the data's provider for purposes of quality assurance; or
(2) the disclosure is to an individual, organization, governmental entity in this or another state or to the federal government, provided the department determines that:
(A) based upon a written application and such other information as required by the department to be submitted by the requesting individual, organization or governmental entity, the data will be used solely for public health planning;
(B) the disclosure of data to the requesting individual, organization or governmental entity is required for the public health planning proposed;
(C) the requesting individual, organization or governmental entity has entered into a written agreement satisfactory to the department agreeing to protect such data in accordance with the requirements of this section and not permit disclosure without prior approval of the department; and
(D) the requesting individual, organization or governmental entity, upon request of the department or after a specified date or event, returns or destroys all confidential health data provided by the department and copies thereof in any form.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19a-7-2
Adopted effective February 25, 2000

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