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policy 0150 : Requests for Restriction of Patient Information

The University of Virginia Medical Center shall make reasonable efforts to honor the request of a patient or his/her surrogate decision maker to restrict dissemination or disclosure of patient information in the following circumstances: restricting the disclosure of health records; restricting disclosure of Medical Center billing and payment records; restricting disclosure of appointment notifications. Each of the above requests, and approval or denial of a request, shall be documented, and the patient informed of the decision in writing. Approval shall only be granted after evaluation as to the potential effect on patient treatment and the Medical Center's ability to implement the request.

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  1. effective date:

    April 1, 2016