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Privacy and Confidentiality in Alabama

 

Privacy and Confidentiality in Alabama

Subtopic Statute/Regulation Description
Privacy and Confidentiality Ala. Admin. Code r. 420-5-7-.05 Patient Rights Hospitals are required to protect patients’ rights.  Hospitals must inform patients of their rights before furnishing or...
Ala. Admin. Code r. 420-5-7-.05 Patient Rights Licensed Alabama hospitals must “protect and promote” patient rights. Consequently, hospitals must provide patients with...
Ala. Admin. Code r. 420-5-7-.13 Medical Record Services Licensed Alabama hospitals must assign responsibility for medical record administration to a  “medical records...
Ala. Admin. Code r. 545-X-4-.06 Unprofessional Conduct Alabama defines “unprofessional conduct” as an act or omission that harms patients or the public welfare and...
Ala. Admin. Code r. 545-X-4-.09 Minimum Standards for Medical Records Licensed Alabama physicians must maintain “adequate medical records.” Records are adequate if they...
Ala. Admin. Code r. 580-9-44-.06 Confidentiality and privacy Alabama does not provide statutory protection for substance abuse treatment records. The regulation charges substance...
Ala. Code § 25-5-339 Confidentiality of information Individuals and organizations that have access to information relating to drug test results, such as employers or...
Confidentiality of medical records Assisted Living Facilities: Records and Reports, Ala. Admin. Code r. 420-5-4-.05
Department of mental health : consumer protection, Ala. Admin. Code r. 580-2-9-.04
HIV/AIDS: Confidentiality, Ala. Code § 22-11A-54
Hospices: medical records, Ala. Admin. Code r. 420-5-17-.18
Independent Clinical Laboratories: General Rules, Ala. Admin. Code r. 420-5-8-.01
Marriage and Family Therapists: confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 536-X-8-.02
Medical records of persons with STDs, Ala. Code § 22-11A-22
Notifications of third parties of disease, Ala. Code § 22-11A-38
Patient Care Reporting, Ala. Admin. Code r. 420-2-1-.13
Patient Medical Records, Ala. Code § 34-24-504
Rehab Centers: General, Ala. Admin. Code r. 420-5-11-.01
Statewide Cancer Registry--Confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 420-7-3-.05
Confidentiality and disclosure requirements of peer review information (Cross reference to Medical Peer Review) Board of Medical Examiners: Confidentiality of Records, Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-9-.12
Confidentiality and disclosure requirements of public health reporting information (disease specific information/registry data) (Cross reference to Public Health Reporting) Confidentiality of Immunization Registry, Ala. Admin. Code r. 420-6-2-.08
Confidentiality of information, Ala. Admin. Code r. 420-7-5-.04
Confidentiality of Information, Ala. Code § 22-11A-116
Confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 420-2-2-.13
Confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 420-7-4-.07
Confidentiality; Disclosure of Information, Ala. Code § 22-11C-7
Information to be Confidential, Ala. Code § 22-13-33
Reporting to State Health Officer--Confidentiality, Ala. Code § 22-11A-69
Statewide Cancer Registry--Confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 420-7-3-.05
Insurer and Medicaid/Medicare confidentiality requirements, including disclosure laws (Cross reference Medicaid Data, Medicare data, and private insurance data requirements) Confidentiality of Medical Information, Ala. Code § 27-21A-25
Confidentiality of Medical Information, Ala. Code § 27-21A-25
Confidentiality of Medical Information, Ala. Code § 27-21A-25
Information Release-- Medicaid, Ala. Code § 22-11B-3
Medicaid: Confidential Materials, Ala. Admin. Code r. 560-X-27-.01
Medicaid: Confidential materials, Ala. Admin. Code r. 560-X-27-.02
Standards for Utilization Review Agents, Ala. Code § 27-3A-5
Other Confidentiality of quality assurance materials, Ala. Code § 22-21-8
Privacy and Confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 420-4-5-.08
Patient’s right to confidentiality of medical records/medical information Confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 560-X-35.12
Confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 560-X-36-.10
Confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 560-X-40-.07
Confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 560-X-44-.09
Confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 560-X-54-.08
Confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 560-X-57-.12
Confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 560-X-58-.09
Confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 560-X-61-.08
Home and community based living: Confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 560-X-52-.11
Hospice care: confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 560-X-51-.14
Medicaid rehab services: confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 560-X-47-.10
Preventative health education: confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 560-X-50-.07
Psychologists code of conduct, Ala. Admin. Code r. 750-X-6, Appendix II
Disclosure requirements (what providers can disclose, prohibition on further disclosure) Department of Mental Health: Availability of Forms and Records, Ala. Admin. Code r. 580-1-1-.10
Patient Care Reporting, Ala. Admin. Code r. 420-2-1-.13
Psychologists code of conduct, Ala. Admin. Code r. 750-X-6, Appendix II
Violations of confidentiality; penalties Medical records of persons with STDs, Ala. Code § 22-11A-22
Notifications of third parties of disease, Ala. Code § 22-11A-38
Disclosure of medical information for research purposes (Cross reference Research) State Health Statistical Agency Records, Ala. Admin. Code r. 410-1-3-.06
Confidentiality of substance abuse records Substance Abuse Services: Privacy and Confidentiality, Ala. Admin. Code r. 580-9-44-.06