“Redisclosure of Patient Health Information (Updated),” the practice brief in this month’s print issue, offers guidance on one of HIM’s trickier issues. Redisclosure is the sharing or release of patient health information that the organization received from another source (such as a facility or provider) and subsequently made part of the patient’s health record or the organization’s designated record set. A glance at the sample situations in the brief shows just how complicated this issue can become.
AHIMA’s library contains additional related guidance on redisclosure. Look for these practice briefs: