Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information. Final Privacy Rule Preamble.. Section 164.522 - Rights to Request Privacy Protection for Protected Health Information


Given that the burden associated with the following information collection requirements will differ significantly, by the type and size of health plan or health care provider, we are explicitly soliciting comment on the burden associated with the following requirements: as outlined and required by this section, covered entities must provide individuals with the opportunity to request restrictions related to the uses or disclosures of protected health information for treatment, payment, or health care operations. In addition, covered entities must accommodate requests for confidential communications in certain situations.