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- MN POLST Registry Study
Privacy & Security
Minnesota health care providers may use these resources to enhance their privacy and security compliance programs.
Foundations in Privacy Toolkit (January 2017)
Developed by Gray Plant Mooty and funded by MDH, this toolkit is intended to help address many of the common legal and operational challenges of exchanging patient health information amongst different providers in Minnesota.
Minnesota Health Records Act
Minnesota law governing health records information, Minnesota Statutes 144.291 through 144.298.
Minnesota Standard Consent Form to Release Health Information (PDF)
A standard patient consent form for a person to release their health information.
Q & A: Standard Consent Form to Release Health Information (PDF)
For general questions regarding the Minnesota Standard Consent Form to Release Health Information.
Spanish Language Version: Minnesota Standard Consent Form to Release Health Information (PDF)
Formulario de Permiso Estándar de Minnesota para la Divulgación de Información Médica.
Minnesota Model Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP) (PDF)
(Adapted for Minnesota from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Model NPP)
Guide to Privacy and Security of Electronic Health Information
Released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), April 2015.
Health Information Privacy
Health Information Privacy Resources from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS).
HIPAA for Professionals
Information on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Rules.