Section 58-8.3 - Confidentiality

58-8.3 Confidentiality.

Each clinical laboratory, blood bank, tissue bank or organ procurement organization performing, or causing the performance or receiving the results of HIV testing shall establish and implement procedures for confidentiality, disclosure and re-disclosure consistent with applicable federal and state law and regulations, including Article 27-F of the Public Health Law and New York State Insurance Law section 2611(c). No bill, claim for reimbursement or invoice issued by a clinical laboratory, blood or tissue bank or its agent shall disclose the nature of the service rendered to a named individual by using the acronym HIV, or the words human immunodeficiency virus or similar identifying words, unless disclosure is authorized by law and the intended recipient of the bill, claim or invoice is an entity subject to New York State or federal confidentiality, disclosure and re-disclosure requirements.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, August 13, 2003
Doc Status: 
Complete