Can PHI concerning a minor child be release to both parents even
though they are divorced?

Excluding the circumstances of individual state law that allows minor
children to receive some medical services without notifying parents,
I say yes both parents though divorced can receive PHI about their
children as HIPAA does not designate the custodial parent as the sole
personal representative of a minor child.

Any flaws in my logic?
Catherine Lohmeier
Sr. Business Consultant
PCI: e-commerce for healthcare
ph. 402-304-1918

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