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Privacy and Confidentiality in Iowa

 

Privacy and Confidentiality in Iowa

Subtopic Statute/Regulation Description
Disclosure requirements (what providers can disclose, prohibition on further disclosure) Access to Database Information and Confidentiality, I.A.C. r. 657-100.4 Access to database information and confidentiality    Classifies Electronic Pseudoephedrine Tracking System (PTS) information as...
Access to Database Information, I.A.C. r. 657-37.4 Access to Database Information,    Classifies information and records submitted to and maintained by the Prescription Monitoring Program (...
Confidential Information, I.A.C. r. 657-8.16 Confidential Information    Specifies the circumstances in which pharmacies may release confidential information (e.g., with a patient...
Confidentiality of Information, Iowa Code § 141A.9 Confidentiality of Information   Classifies information maintained or obtained in compliance with Iowa’s HIV/AIDs law as confidential and...
Confidentiality, I.A.C. r. 641-1.17 Confidentiality    Classifies disease reports obtained or maintained by the Department of Public Health that include identifying...
Confidentiality, I.A.C. r. 641-21.6 Confidentiality   Classifies brain and spinal cord injury registry information as confidential. Specifies the circumstances in which such...
Information Access, Iowa Code § 124.553 Information Access   Specifies the circumstances in which the Board of Pharmacy may disclose information from the drug prescribing and...
Iowa Child Vision Screening Database, I.A.C. r. 641-52.9 Iowa's child vision screening database module and follow-up.    Authorizes the Department of Public Health to create a vision screening...
Iowa Dental Screening Database, I.A.C. r. 641-51.13 Iowa's dental screening database   Authorizes the Department of Public Health to create a dental screening database as a means of enforcing...
Iowa Maternal Prenatal Screening Program (IMPSP), I.A.C. r. 641-4.4 Iowa maternal prenatal screening program (IMPSP)   Establishes standards and procures for the Iowa maternal prenatal screening program. Requires...
Medical Records to be Confidential -- exceptions, Iowa Code § 229.25 Medical records to be confidential -- exceptions.    Classifies medical records related to an individual’s involuntary...
Mental Health Information Disclosure Prohibited Mental Health information Disclosure Prohibited -- exceptions -- record of disclosure.    Prohibits mental health professionals, mental...
Participating Health and Dental Plans, I.A.C. r. 441-86.15 Participating Health and Dental Plans   Establishes requirements for health and dental plans that wish to participate in Iowa’s CHIP...
Pharmacy Pseudoephedrine Sale, Iowa Code § 124.212A Pharmacy pseudoephedrine sale   Requires pharmacies to maintain records of pseudoephedrine sales in an electronic logbook. Recorded information...
Pseudoephedrine sales -- tracking, penalty, Iowa Code § 124.212B Pseudoephedrine Sales -- tracking -- penalty    Requires the Governor’s Office of Drug Control Policy to maintain an electronic...
Records and Reports, I.A.C. r. 441-88.9 Records and Reports,    Requires Prepaid Health Organizations (PHPs) to comply with the Medicaid records standards codified in Iowa Admin....
Records Confidential, Iowa Code § 125.37 Records Confidential    Classifies records maintained by facilities that provide substance use disorder treatment as confidential and...
Release of Dental Screening information, I.A.C. § 641-51.14 Release of Dental Screening Information   Requires dentists, dental hygienists, and other health care providers to release dental screening...
Sharing of Information and Confidentiality, I.A.C. r. 641-3.12 Sharing of information and confidentiality   Classifies information and records regarding the newborn hearing screening program as confidential...
Statewide Registry, I.A.C. r. 641-7.8 Statewide registry    Requires the Department of Public Health to establish a statewide immunization and health screening registry that...
Trauma Registry, I.A.C. r. 641-136.2 Trauma registry   Requires trauma care facilities to report patient data to the Department of Public Health. Identifies reportable data as that...
Voluntary Disclosures, Iowa Code § 228.3 Voluntary Disclosures    Permits individuals or their authorized representatives to consent to the disclosure of their mental health...
Confidentiality of medical records Analyses and studies by department, Iowa Code, § 135.76 Analyses and Studies Department    Requires the Department of Public Health to periodically analyze and study health care costs and to...
Annual Reports by Hospitals, Health Care Facilities, Iowa Code § 135.75 Annual reports by hospitals, health care facilities   Requires hospitals and health care facilities to annually report financial information (e....
Applications for insurance -- HIV test restrictions, Iowa Code § 505.16 Applications for insurance -- HIV tests -- restrictions    Prohibits health insurance carriers from requiring insurance applicants to...
Community mental health centers, I.A.C. r. 441-78.16 Community mental health centers   States that Iowa’s Medicaid program will approve payments for reasonable and necessary services provided...
Confidentiality of records, Iowa Code § 217.30 Confidentiality of records -- report of recipients.    Specifies the information regarding Department of Human Services program...
Engaging in an Open Discussion, Iowa Code § 135P.3 Engaging in Open Discussion   Permits health care providers and facilities to engage in an open discussion with a patient following an adverse...
Iowa Health Information Network -- Infrastructure Requirements, Iowa Code § 135D.4 Iowa Health Information Netowrk --principles-- technical infrastructure requirements    Establishes principles of the Iowa Health...
Liability and Confidentiality, Iowa Code § 135D.7 Legal and policy -- liability -- confidentiality    Requires the Iowa Health Information Network Board to implement privacy and security...
Medical Records to be Confidential -- exceptions, Iowa Code § 229.25 Medical records to be confidential -- exceptions.    Classifies medical records related to an individual’s involuntary...
Patient record system, I.A.C. r. 657-6.13 Patient record system.    Requires pharmacies to maintain a patient record system. Specifies the minimum content of records contained in...
Prohibited acts -- penalties, Iowa Code § 124.558 Prohibited Acts -- penalties.    Subjects pharmacies, pharmacists, and prescribing practitioners to disciplinary proceedings if they fail...
Record Keeping, I.A.C. r. 650-27.11 Record keeping    Establishes standards for the keeping of dental records that address record content, retention, correction, and...
Records and Reports, I.A.C. r. 441-73.18 Records and reports   Requires managed care organizations that provide Medicaid services to maintain clinical records in compliance with state...
Reports to Department, Iowa Code § 139A.3 Reports to Department -- immunity -- confidentiality -- investigations    Requires health care providers and facilities, upon treating a...
Standards of Practice -- Telemedicine, I.A.C. r. 653-13.11 Standards of Practice -- Telemedicine   Permits Iowa physicians to provide telemedicine services in compliance with the standards in this rule....
Vision Screening, I.C.A. § 135.39D Vision Screening   Requires children to receive vision screening at least once before enrolling in kindergarten and again before beginning third...
Confidentiality and disclosure requirements of public health reporting information (disease specific information/registry data) (Cross reference to Public Health Reporting) Central registry for brain or spinal cord injuries, Iowa Code § 135.22 Central registry for brain or spinal cord injuries.    Requires the Director of Public Health to establish a central registry for brain and...
Confidentiality of registry data Central registry for brain or spinal cord injuries, Iowa Code § 135.22 Central registry for brain or spinal cord injuries.    Requires the Director of Public Health to establish a central registry for brain and...
Confidential Reports, Iowa Code, § 139A.30 Confidential Reports,    Classifies STD reports and related information received by the Department of Public Health as confidential and...
Confidentiality of Information, Iowa Code § 141A.9 Confidentiality of Information   Classifies information maintained or obtained in compliance with Iowa’s HIV/AIDs law as confidential and...
Confidentiality, I.A.C. r. 641-1.17 Confidentiality    Classifies disease reports obtained or maintained by the Department of Public Health that include identifying...
Confidentiality, I.A.C. r. 641-146.5 Confidentiality    Requires the statewide stroke database to comply with state and federal health data confidentiality laws.
Confidentiality, I.A.C. r. 641-21.6 Confidentiality   Classifies brain and spinal cord injury registry information as confidential. Specifies the circumstances in which such...
Confidentiality, Iowa Code § 136A.7 Confidentiality    Requires the Department of Public health to maintain the confidentiality of identifying information collected as part of...
Iowa Child Vision Screening Database, I.A.C. r. 641-52.9 Iowa's child vision screening database module and follow-up.    Authorizes the Department of Public Health to create a vision screening...
Iowa Dental Screening Database, I.A.C. r. 641-51.13 Iowa's dental screening database   Authorizes the Department of Public Health to create a dental screening database as a means of enforcing...
Iowa Maternal Prenatal Screening Program (IMPSP), I.A.C. r. 641-4.4 Iowa maternal prenatal screening program (IMPSP)   Establishes standards and procures for the Iowa maternal prenatal screening program. Requires...
Patient Confidentiality, I.A.C. r. 641-177.6 Patient Confidentiality   Requires the Department of Public Health to maintain patient confidentiality when collecting health data for public...
Report to Department, Iowa Code § 139A.31 Report to Department,    Requires providers that treat a person with an STD to report specified information (e.g., name, race and ethnicity...
Sharing of Information and Confidentiality, I.A.C. r. 641-3.12 Sharing of information and confidentiality   Classifies information and records regarding the newborn hearing screening program as confidential...
Statewide Registry, I.A.C. r. 641-7.8 Statewide registry    Requires the Department of Public Health to establish a statewide immunization and health screening registry that...
Stroke Care, Iowa Code § 135.191 Stroke Care -- continuous quality improvement.    Requires the Department of Public Health to maintain a statewide stroke database....
Trauma Registry, I.A.C. r. 641-136.2 Trauma registry   Requires trauma care facilities to report patient data to the Department of Public Health. Identifies reportable data as that...
Trauma Registry, Iowa Code § 147A.26 Trauma Registry   Requires the Department of Public Health to establish a trauma reporting system. Classifies the collected data as confidential...
Disclosure of medical information for research purposes (Cross reference Research) Central registry for brain or spinal cord injuries, Iowa Code § 135.22 Central registry for brain or spinal cord injuries.    Requires the Director of Public Health to establish a central registry for brain and...
Medical Records to be Confidential -- exceptions, Iowa Code § 229.25 Medical records to be confidential -- exceptions.    Classifies medical records related to an individual’s involuntary...
Records Confidential, Iowa Code § 125.37 Records Confidential    Classifies records maintained by facilities that provide substance use disorder treatment as confidential and...
Trauma Registry, I.A.C. r. 641-136.2 Trauma registry   Requires trauma care facilities to report patient data to the Department of Public Health. Identifies reportable data as that...
Confidentiality of substance abuse records Commitment Records -- confidentiality, Iowa Code § 125.93 Commitment Records -- confidentiality    Classifies records regarding substance abuse treatment services as confidential in accordance with...
Confidentiality and disclosure requirements of peer review information (Cross reference to Medical Peer Review) Confidentiality, I. A. C. r. 641-138.7 Confidentiality    Classifies trauma care data collected by the Department of Public Health as confidential. Classifies trauma system...
Disclosures for claims administration and peer review, Iowa Code § 228.7 Disclosures for claims administration and peer review -- safeguards -- penalty.    Permits the disclosure of an individual’s mental...
Privacy and Confidentiality Disclosure of Mental Health and Psychological Information - Iowa Code § 228.2 et seq. Records and information relating to the mental health of an individual are confidential and privileged to the patient, and may only be disclosed in...
I.C.A. § 147.55 Grounds Iowa authorizes the discipline of licensed health care providers (e.g. physicians, surgeons, psychologists, and dentists) that, among other...
Iowa Admin. Code 653-13.7 Standards of Practice; office practice A physician can chose his or her patients, but must not neglect the patient once a relationship has been...
Iowa Admin. Code 653-23.1 Grounds for Discipline Iowa establishes numerous grounds for physician and acupuncturist discipline including professional incompetence,...
Iowa Admin. Code r. 641-155.25(12) Specific standards for assessment and evaluation programs Substance abuse treatment programs must have written policies that ensure that substance...
Iowa Code § 125.37 Records confidential All substance abuse treatment records are confidential and privileged to the patient and may only be disclosed according to the...
Violations of confidentiality; penalties Filing false reports, Iowa Code § 139A.40 Filing false reports.    Establishes liability for persons that file false STD reports or disclose a reported person’s identity....
Prohibited acts -- penalties, Iowa Code § 124.558 Prohibited Acts -- penalties.    Subjects pharmacies, pharmacists, and prescribing practitioners to disciplinary proceedings if they fail...
Remedies, Iowa Code § 141A.11 Remedies   Establishes a civil cause of action for persons harmed by violations of Iowa’s HIV/AIDS law. Subjects persons that...
Disclosure of health information pursuant to court order or subpoena Investigation of Reportable Diseases, I.A.C. r. 641-1.7 Investigation of reportable diseases.    Requires health care providers and clinical laboratories to assist in public health investigations...