This code sets specific rules for agencies in the health sector. It covers health information collected, used, held and disclosed by health agencies and takes the place of the information privacy principles for the health sector.
The Health Information Privacy Code applies to the health information about identifiable individuals and applies to:
For those who work in the health sector, this edition of the Health Information Privacy Code 1994 includes updated commentary to better enable understanding of the code. Disclaimer: please note that it does not include amendments 7, 8 and 9.
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