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=== Fair Credit Reporting Act of 1970 ===
 
=== Fair Credit Reporting Act of 1970 ===
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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>}}
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'''Medical information''' is
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{{Quote|[[information]] about their health status and their relationships with the healthcare community to be of the most intimate and private.<ref>[[U.S. Government Activities to Protect the Information Infrastructure]], at 2.
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

Revision as of 10:20, 22 June 2013

Definitions

Fair Credit Reporting Act of 1970

Medical information

(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 —
(A) the past, present, or future physical, mental, or behavioral health or condition of an individual;
(B) the provision of health care to an individual; or
(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.[1]

General

Medical information is

{{Quote|information about their health status and their relationships with the healthcare community to be of the most intimate and private.<ref>U.S. Government Activities to Protect the Information Infrastructure, at 2.

References

  1. 15 U.S.C. §1681a(i).