HIPAA and Immunization

National health information privacy standards are in effect under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Select the links below for information on how HIPAA relates to immunization.

  • Immunization Data Sharing and HIPAA
    MDH position on how HIPAA interacts with the Minnesota immunization data sharing law and the school immunization law, and logging public health disclosures of Immunization Data under HIPAA.
  • Communicable Disease Reporting and HIPAA
    DCN article providing the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)'s analysis of two issues related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and communicable disease reporting.

For questions about immunization data sharing and HIPAA, call Patricia Segal-Freeman at 651-201-5414.

Updated Monday, 30-Dec-2013 07:28:14 CST