DATE: MARCH 20, 2003
Manual: Aged, Blind, and Disabled Medicaid
Change No: 20-03
To: County Directors of Social Services
Effective: April 1, 2003
The HIPAA Privacy Rules require Medicaid to protect the privacy of individual identifiable health information. As such, HIPAA prohibits the use and/or the disclosure of protected health information unless authorized by applicants/recipients.
DMA-5028, he may choose not to disclose information to that source by lining through that source and proceeding with his signature.
DDS reports medical records are not received timely when sent through the Mail Service Center. Therefore, DDS requested that medical records be sent to the P.O. Box address.
This change is effective April 1, 2003. For any applications taken on or after April 1, please use the revised DMA-5028. For any redeterminations requiring disability reviews on or after April 1, use the revised DMA-5028.
Insert attached MA-2525, p. 5 & 6
Insert attached DMA-5028, Authorization To Disclose Information, Figure 9
If you have any questions about this policy, please contact your Medicaid Program Representative for assistance.
Nina M. Yeager
[Beverly Miles, Medicaid Policy Consultant, researched and prepared this material.]
For questions or clarification on any of the policy contained in these manuals, please contact your local county office.