NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES
MINNESOTA STATE LAW ADDENDUM
THIS ADDENDUM DESCRIBES STATE LAW THAT IS MORE RESTRICTIVE THAN FEDERAL LAW REGARDING DISCLOSURES OF YOUR MEDICAL INFORMATION IN MINNESOTA. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
We will not disclose your pharmacy records except:
(a) as specifically authorized in law;
(b) for a medical emergency when we are unable to obtain your consent due to the nature of the emergency or your medical condition;
(c) to other providers within related health care entities when necessary for your current treatment;
(d) to a health care facility licensed by the state or a similar facility licensed by another state when you are returning to the facility and unable to provide consent;
(e) to you, your agent, or another pharmacist acting on behalf of you or your agent;
(f) to the licensed practitioner who issued your prescription;
(g) to the licensed practitioner who is currently treating you;
(h) to a member, inspector, or investigator of the board or any federal, state, county, or municipal officer whose duty it is to enforce the laws of this state or the United States relating to drugs and who is engaged in a specific investigation involving a designated person or drug;
(i) to an agency of government charged with the responsibility of providing medical care for you;
(j) to any person duly authorized by a court order.
All other uses and disclosures of PHI require your specific consent.
This addendum is effective on September 1, 2013.