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(740 ILCS 110/9.5)
Use and disclosure of information to an HIE.
(a) An HIE, person, therapist, facility, agency, interdisciplinary team, integrated health system, business associate, or covered entity may, without a recipient's consent, use or disclose information from a recipient's record in connection with an HIE, including disclosure to the Illinois Health Information Exchange Office, an HIE, or the business associate of either. An HIE and its business associate may, without a recipient's consent, use or disclose and re-disclose such information for HIE purposes or for such other purposes as are specifically allowed under this Act.
(b) As used in this Section:
(1) "facility" means a developmental disability
facility as defined in Section 1-107 of the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code or a mental health facility as defined in Section 1-114 of the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code; and
(2) the terms "disclosure" and "use" have the
meanings ascribed to them under HIPAA, as specified in 45 CFR 160.103.
(Source: P.A. 101-649, eff. 7-7-20.)