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{{דגשים  
 
{{דגשים  
| מידע = In order to receive certain types of treatment, patients are sometimes required to waive medical confidentiality  
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| מידע = Every patient is entitled to have [[Maintaining Medical Confidentiality|medical confidentiality maintained]]
|מידע2 = In order to receive certain types of government benefits and pensions, it is also sometimes required to waive medical confidentiality
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| 2מידע = There are cases when patients are required to waiver on medical confidentiality in order to provide care or assess eligibility for pensions, benefits or compensation
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| ממשל =  For more information see: [http://www.health.gov.il/hozer/mr15_2003.pdf Medical Director circular on confidentiality waiver]
 
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| פיצוי = <!-- דוגמה: מגיעים לכם X שקלים -->
 
| פיצוי = <!-- דוגמה: מגיעים לכם X שקלים -->
 
| שאלה  = <!-- דוגמה: שאלה -->
 
| שאלה  = <!-- דוגמה: שאלה -->
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{{טפסים
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| 1 = [http://www.health.gov.il/hozer/mr15_2003.pdf Sample Waiver of Medical Confidentiality Form (pg. 7)]
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{{ראו גם
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| [[Maintaining Medical Confidentiality]]
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| [[Waiving Medical Confidentiality for a Minor]]
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| [[Health and Illness]]
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| [[Disclosing Medical Information to Others]]
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* Care providers are required by law to maintain the [[:he:שמירה על סודיות רפואית|'''medical confidentiality''']] of their patients.  
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Certain medical treatments and assessments for various pensions, benefits and types of compensation require a waiver of medical confidentiality.
* Medical confidentiality must sometimes be compromised for purposes of providing treatment or evaluating eligibility for benefits, pensions or compensation.
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* All patients are entitled to have [[Maintaining Medical Confidentiality|medical confidentiality maintained]].
*In cases where medical confidentiality must be compromised, the patient's consent must be obtained before disclosing any information, except in specific circumstances established by law.
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* When medical confidentiality must be compromised, patient consent must be obtained in advance.
{{הליך/סיום הקדמה}} <!-- תבנית זו דואגת לכך שהכותרת הבאה בתור תתחיל רק מתחת לתוכן העניינים-->
 
  
 
==Target Audience and Prerequisites== <!-- אוכלוסיית יעד ותנאים מקדימים -->
 
==Target Audience and Prerequisites== <!-- אוכלוסיית יעד ותנאים מקדימים -->
* Individuals requiring medical or paramedical treatment that requires medical confidentiality to be compromised.
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* Patients waive medical confidentiality for various reasons such as medical or paramedical treatment or to submit a claim to an insurance company.
* Those for whom a review of eligibility for a government benefit or pension (i.e. from the Nationa Insurance Institute or the Holocaust Survivors Rights Authority) requires a review of their medical condition.
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* Those applying for government benefits or pensions (i.e. from the National Insurance Institute or the Holocaust Survivors Rights Authority) require a review of their medical condition as part of the examination of eligibility.
  
 
==To Whom and How to Apply== <!-- למי ואיך פונים -->
 
==To Whom and How to Apply== <!-- למי ואיך פונים -->
* A waiver of medical confidentiality must be submitted to the relevant care provider, medical facility, or government ministry.
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* ''' In cases where a waiver of confidentiality is necessary for medical treatment, or to file a claim to an insurance company ''' - A waiver of medical confidentiality must be submitted to the relevant care provider (for the purpose of granting the necessary treatment that violates the medical confidentiality of the patient).
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* '''For benefit or pension applications''' - A waiver of medical confidentiality must be submitted to the relevant government ministry or another body examining eligibility.
  
 
==Stages of the Process== <!-- שלבי ההליך -->
 
==Stages of the Process== <!-- שלבי ההליך -->
* All care providers and medical facilities may establish the procedures for waiving medical confidentiality, and it may be done in written or verbal form.
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* All care providers and medical facilities may establish procedures for waiving medical confidentiality.  
* Waiving medical confidentiality is usually performed in writing with a '''[[:he:טופס ויתור על סודיות רפואית לדוגמה|waiver of medical confidentiality form]]'''.
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* Waiving medical confidentiality is usually performed in writing with a [[:he:טופס ויתור על סודיות רפואית לדוגמה|waiver of medical confidentiality form]].
*For information regarding waiving medical confidentiality when disclosing medical information about a patient, see: [[:he:קבלת מידע רפואי|Obtaining Medical Information]].
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* In cases where a patient has not provided a wavier of confidentiality in writing, they may waive confidentiality orally in the presence of two witnesses. The waiver must be documented on the patient's medical records soon after.
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* For more information regarding waiving medical confidentiality when disclosing medical information about a patient, see: [[Obtaining Information from the Medical Record]].
 
<!--==Appeal==--> <!-- ערעור -->
 
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==Forms==
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[https://www.health.gov.il/hozer/mr15_2003.pdf Example of a Medical Confidentiality Waiver (pg. 7)]
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==Please Note== <!-- חשוב לדעת -->
 
==Please Note== <!-- חשוב לדעת -->
* There is no mention in the law regarding a period of validity for waivers of medical confidentiality. This means that by signing a waiver of medical confidentiality, a patient has waived the right to medical confidentiality '''for an unlimited period of time'''.
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* '''By signing a waiver of medical confidentiality, the right to medical confidentiality has been waived for an unlimited period of time''' (unless an expiration date has been indicated on the form).
* Each institution should include indication of an expiration date on their waiver of medical confidentiality forms, but, in practice, this is not performed consistently.
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* A waiver of medical confidentiality should always be read carefully before signing, while paying attention to the presence or absence of an expiration date.
*A waiver of medical confidentiality form signed by a patient for a particular purposes should detail the information the patient is agreeing may be disclosed and to whom it may be disclosed. The waiver does not apply to the entire medical file.
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* A waiver of medical confidentiality form signed by a patient for a particular purpose must detail the information for which the patient is agreeing to waive medical confidentiality for and to whom the information may be disclosed. The waiver does not apply to the entire medical file.
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<!--== Court Rulings ==--> <!-- פסקי דין -->
  
 
==Additional Publications== <!-- הרחבות ופרסומים -->
 
==Additional Publications== <!-- הרחבות ופרסומים -->
*[http://www.health.gov.il/hozer/mk19_1996.pdf Director Circular 19/96 from 11.08.1996] - Medical confidentiality
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* [http://www.health.gov.il/hozer/mk19_1996.pdf Director Circular 19/96 from 11.08.1996] - Medical confidentiality
*[http://www.old.health.gov.il/download/forms/a1331_mr15_03.pdf Medical Administration Circular from 09.03.2003] regarding waiving medical confidentiality - disclosure of patients' medical information
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* [http://www.health.gov.il/hozer/mr15_2003.pdf Medical Administration Circular 15/2003 from 09.03.2003] - Waiving medical confidentiality and disclosure of patients' medical information
  
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== Credits == <!-- מקורות -->
 
* Original information written as part of IDC-Herzliya's legal clinic to assist children and youth at risk, in cooperation with [[:he:עלם|ELEM]].
 
* Original information written as part of IDC-Herzliya's legal clinic to assist children and youth at risk, in cooperation with [[:he:עלם|ELEM]].
*Original translation performed by [[The Shira Pransky Project]]-AACI.
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| [[:he:שמירה על סודיות רפואית|Maintaining Medical Confidentiality]]
 
| [[:he:הליך ויתור על סודיות רפואית אצל קטין|Waiving Medical Confidentiality for a Minor]]
 
| [[Health and Illness]]
 
| [[:he:מסירת מידע רפואי לאחר|Disclosing Medical Information to Others]]
 
 
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Latest revision as of 23:50, 23 June 2021

Introduction:

Every patient is entitled to have medical confidentiality maintained
There are cases when patients are required to waiver on medical confidentiality in order to provide care or assess eligibility for pensions, benefits or compensation

Certain medical treatments and assessments for various pensions, benefits and types of compensation require a waiver of medical confidentiality.

Target Audience and Prerequisites

  • Patients waive medical confidentiality for various reasons such as medical or paramedical treatment or to submit a claim to an insurance company.
  • Those applying for government benefits or pensions (i.e. from the National Insurance Institute or the Holocaust Survivors Rights Authority) require a review of their medical condition as part of the examination of eligibility.

To Whom and How to Apply

  • In cases where a waiver of confidentiality is necessary for medical treatment, or to file a claim to an insurance company - A waiver of medical confidentiality must be submitted to the relevant care provider (for the purpose of granting the necessary treatment that violates the medical confidentiality of the patient).
  • For benefit or pension applications - A waiver of medical confidentiality must be submitted to the relevant government ministry or another body examining eligibility.

Stages of the Process

  • All care providers and medical facilities may establish procedures for waiving medical confidentiality.
  • Waiving medical confidentiality is usually performed in writing with a waiver of medical confidentiality form.
  • In cases where a patient has not provided a wavier of confidentiality in writing, they may waive confidentiality orally in the presence of two witnesses. The waiver must be documented on the patient's medical records soon after.
  • For more information regarding waiving medical confidentiality when disclosing medical information about a patient, see: Obtaining Information from the Medical Record.

Forms

Example of a Medical Confidentiality Waiver (pg. 7)

Please Note

  • By signing a waiver of medical confidentiality, the right to medical confidentiality has been waived for an unlimited period of time (unless an expiration date has been indicated on the form).
  • A waiver of medical confidentiality should always be read carefully before signing, while paying attention to the presence or absence of an expiration date.
  • A waiver of medical confidentiality form signed by a patient for a particular purpose must detail the information for which the patient is agreeing to waive medical confidentiality for and to whom the information may be disclosed. The waiver does not apply to the entire medical file.

Additional Publications

Credits

  • Original information written as part of IDC-Herzliya's legal clinic to assist children and youth at risk, in cooperation with ELEM.
  • English translation and maintenance by The Shira Pransky Project.