3.7.12 Emergency Policy

Provisions of this section will be coordinated between divisional privacy officers and the DSS privacy officer. In the event of an emergency that renders a local CD office incapable of providing an individual or their representative with information to which the individual is entitled under the requirements of HIPAA, the individual will be given a telephone number of web cite address where the said individual may obtain the required information upon proper verification. In the event of such an emergency, information will be released through a predetermined telephone number of via electronic media. No information will be released from a local office until it is verified that all information systems within that office are HIPAA compliant.

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