Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information. Final Privacy Rule Preamble.. Organ Donation

12/28/2000

Comment: One commenter expressed concern about the potential impact of the regulation on the organ donation program under 42 CFR Part 482.

Response: In the final rule, we add provisions allowing the use or disclosure of protected health information to organ procurement organizations or other entities engaged in the procurement, banking, or transplantation of cadaveric organs, eyes, or tissue for the purpose of facilitating donation and transplantation. See § 164.512(h).