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Req-2008: Ability to document parental (guardian) notification or permission
Release Package: 2015 Priority List


Release Package:

2015 Priority List

Requirement ID:

Req-2008

Title:

Ability to document parental (guardian) notification or permission

Description:

The system shall provide the ability to document parental (guardian) notification or permission for consenting minors to receive some treatments as required by institutional policy or jurisdictional law.

Related Requirements:

Relationship Release Package Requirement ID Requirement Title Requirement Type SHALL / SHOULD / MAY Compare Requirements
Req-2008 is associated with 2013 Format Req-559 Ability to document parental (guardian) notification or permission Normative Statements SHALL Compare

Requirement Type:

Normative Statement

Shall/Should/May:

SHALL

Critical/Core:

Yes

Status:

Released

Implementation Notes:

Under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, covered entities are permitted to share a patient’s protected health information for purposes of treatment, payment, and health care operations (TPO If the treatment provided does not require parental permission (as defined in 45 CFR 46.402 a notification may be generated for the parents that the child has consented to treatment through their own assent, under the parameters of institutional policy or jurisdictional law. The system shall allow for documentation of that notification, if allowable, including all required parameters such as date, consenting person, treatment consented to, discussed alternative treatments, and potential complications. Additionally, if the treatment requires parental permission (as defined in 45 CFR 46.402 the system shall document that the appropriate permission was requested and received on behalf of the guardian to treat the minor. Documentation of notification or permission should include date and time stamp.

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Last Updated 04/13/2016
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