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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 191. State Plan for the Children with Special Health Care Needs Program
9/21/2020

12VAC5-191-90. Privacy.

A. The Children with Special Health Care Needs Program and program subcontractors shall protect the privacy of the client's personal health information and the confidentiality of medical records in accordance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations.

B. Access to minors' health records and the authority to consent to surgical and medical treatment for certain minors shall be administered in accordance with §§ 20-124.6 and 54.1-2969 of the Code of Virginia, respectively.

C. Surveillance and investigation shall be consistent with §§ 32.1-39, 32.1-40, 32.1-41 and 32.1-66 of the Code of Virginia.

D. The department's Children with Special Health Care Needs Program and its contractors shall maintain security and confidentiality of databases in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-77 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 23, Issue 21, eff. July 25, 2007; amended, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 07, eff. January 24, 2014.

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