Sharing Health Records under FERPA


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Which of the following statements about FERPA is incorrect?

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1. Which of the following statements about HIPAA is incorrect?

2. In general, health providers must comply with HIPAA mandates about privacy of health records. In the case of health providers who work at schools, not all of them are subject to HIPAA. A school clinic becomes subject to HIPAA regulations if:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your understanding of FERPA and HIPAA as they apply to schools with a quiz and worksheet combo. This resource offers a review of what you know about comparing and contrasting the guidelines of these acts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The focus of this quiz and worksheet is to check what you know about:

  • What FERPA mandates
  • Understanding basic tenets of HIPAA
  • When a school becomes subject to HIPAA
  • What a school has rights to do under HIPAA

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you read and correctly interpret information about FERPA and what it mandates
  • Information recall - see if you can remember what makes a school required to follow HIPAA
  • Making connections - use your understanding of HIPAA to address what school health providers can do if they are -- or are not -- covered entities

Additional Learning

If you would like to take a closer look at this topic, you can find it in the lesson Sharing Health Records under FERPA. This lesson offers a deeper review of:

  • Whose permission a school needs in order to release records when a student turns 18
  • The Privacy Rule of HIPAA
  • What a treatment record is
  • Understanding when a school is a covered entity under HIPAA
  • Comparing and contrasting schools that are covered entities versus those that are not