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Under the [[Fair Credit Reporting Act of 1970]], '''medical information'''
 
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Revision as of 19:11, 18 November 2010

Definition

Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act of 1970, medical information

(1) means information or data, whether oral or recorded, in any form or medium, created by or derived from a health care provider or the consumer, that relates to —
(A) the past, present, or future physical, mental, or behavioral health or condition of an individual;
(B) the provision of health care to an individual; or
(C) the payment for the provision of health care to an individual.

(2) does not include the age or gender of a consumer, demographic information about the consumer, including a consumer’s residence address or e-mail address, or any other information about a consumer that does not relate to the physical, mental, or behavioral health or condition of a consumer, including the existence or value of any insurance policy.[1]

References

  1. 15 U.S.C. §1681a(i).