§ 31.5. Use and disclosure of information to an HIE. Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 30 and 35 of this Act, a covered entity
may, without a patient's consent, disclose the identity of any patient upon whom a
test is performed and such patient's genetic information from a patient's record to
a HIE if the disclosure is a required or permitted disclosure to a business associate
or is a disclosure otherwise required or permitted under this Act. An HIE may, without a patient's consent, use or disclose such information to the
extent it is allowed to use or disclose such information as a business associate in
compliance with 45 CFR 164.502(e) or for such other purposes as are specifically allowed under this Act.
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