Staff are granted access to PHI in accordance with state and federal law and other DSS/Children’s Division policies/procedures. Such access is limited to the minimum necessary to accomplish the purpose of any use or disclosure. Staff must protect the privacy of individually identifiable health information, must recognize the importance of such confidentiality provisions, and affirmatively acknowledge those guidelines.
- Employees shall be granted access to PHI in accordance with state and federal law and other relevant DSS/CD operating procedures. Such access shall be limited to the minimum necessary amount of protected health information to accomplish the purpose of any requested use or disclosure of PHI.
- Each office shall establish a procedure for how its workforce members are to physically access PHI in medical records (i.e., how to sign records in and out and under what conditions, etc.).