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Patient Written Authorization
What is a valid authorization under HIPAA?An Authorization is an individual’s signed permission to allow healthcare professionals to Use or Disclose their PHI for reasons generally not related to treatment, payment or health care operations. Under HIPAA, there are specific elements that every authorization must have to be valid. Contact the Privacy and Information Security Offices at 310-794-8638 or PrivacyInfoSec@mednet.ucla.edu , if you have any questions.