1640.035 HIPAA PRIVACY: USING AND DISCLOSING PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION FOR FUNDRAISING PURPOSES

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Florida International University health care components shall be permitted to use or disclose certain limited information consisting of demograghic information and dates of service for fundraising purposes of the health component only in narrow circumstances described below.

1. The fact that disclosures for fundraising purposes are permitted must be specifically set forth in the health care component’s Notice of Privacy Practices. 2. The use or disclosure can only consist of demographic information and dates of service. 3. The disclosure can only be to the health care component, a business associate of the health care component, or an institutionally related foundation for the purpose of fundraising for the benefit of the health care component only. 4. All fundraising materials must include information about how the recipient of the information may opt out of future fundraising communications. If the individual opts out, reasonable steps must be taken to ensure that the individual is not sent further fundraising communications.

Use or disclosure of PHI for any other fundraising activity requires written authorization by the individual.


Published on 2017-12-13

Administrative Oversight & Contact Information

Jennifer LaPorta

University Compliance & Privacy Officer

11200 S.W. 8th St., PC 429
PC 429
  • Phone: 305--348-2216

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