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== Definitions ==
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== Definition ==
   
 
Under the [[Fair Credit Reporting Act of 1970]], '''medical information'''
=== California law ===
 
 
'''Medical information''' is
 
 
{{Quote|any [[information]] regarding an individual's medical history, mental or physical condition, or medical treatment or diagnosis by a health care professional.<ref>Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.82(i)(2).</ref>}}
 
 
=== Fair Credit Reporting Act of 1970 ===
 
 
'''Medical information'''
 
   
 
{{Quote|(1) means [[information]] or [[data]], whether oral or [[recorded]], in any form or [[medium]], created by or derived from a [[health care provider]] or the consumer, that relates to &mdash;
 
{{Quote|(1) means [[information]] or [[data]], whether oral or [[recorded]], in any form or [[medium]], created by or derived from a [[health care provider]] or the consumer, that relates to &mdash;
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:(C) the payment for the provision of health care to an individual.
 
:(C) the payment for the provision of health care to an individual.
 
(2) does not include the age or gender of a consumer, demographic information about the consumer, including a consumer’s residence address or [[e-mail address]], or any other information about a consumer that does not relate to the physical, mental, or behavioral health or condition of a consumer, including the existence or value of any insurance policy.<ref>15 U.S.C. §1681a(i).</ref>}}
 
(2) does not include the age or gender of a consumer, demographic information about the consumer, including a consumer’s residence address or [[e-mail address]], or any other information about a consumer that does not relate to the physical, mental, or behavioral health or condition of a consumer, including the existence or value of any insurance policy.<ref>15 U.S.C. §1681a(i).</ref>}}
 
=== General ===
 
 
'''Medical information''' is "[[information]] about their health status and their relationships with the healthcare community. . . ."<ref>[[U.S. Government Activities to Protect the Information Infrastructure]], at 2.</ref>
 
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
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[[Category:Financial]]
 
[[Category:Financial]]
 
[[Category:Definition]]
 
[[Category:Definition]]
[[Category:California]]
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