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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

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The Department of Health has implemented Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy practices that provide individuals who receive care from our agency with certain rights. 

Notice of Privacy Practices
This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.

HIPAA and Disease Reporting Requirements
HIPAA privacy standards and public health disease reporting.

HIPAA and Newborn Screening Requirements
Disclosure of newborn screening information.

HIPAA and Poison Control Centers
 This letter relates to providing health information to the Poison Control Centers.

2013 Changes to HIPAA

HIPAA Omnibus Rule

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