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{{תקציר |תוכן=
 
{{דגשים  
 
{{דגשים  
| מידע = There are cases in which medical confidentiality must be compromised in order to provide care or assess eligibility for pensions, benefits or compensation
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| מידע =  Every patient is entitled to have [[Maintaining Medical Confidentiality|medical confidentiality maintained]]
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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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| איסור = <!-- דוגמה: אסור לעשות -->
 
| חשוב  = <!-- דוגמה: חשוב לדעת -->
 
| חשוב  = <!-- דוגמה: חשוב לדעת -->
 
| פיצוי = <!-- דוגמה: מגיעים לכם X שקלים -->
 
| פיצוי = <!-- דוגמה: מגיעים לכם X שקלים -->
 
| שאלה  = <!-- דוגמה: שאלה -->
 
| שאלה  = <!-- דוגמה: שאלה -->
| ממשל  = <!-- קישור לגורם ממשל אחראי -->
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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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Certain medical treatments and assessments for various pensions, benefits and types of compensation require medical confidentiality to be compromised.
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Certain medical treatments and assessments for various pensions, benefits and types of compensation require a waiver of medical confidentiality.
 
 
{{הליך/סיום הקדמה}} <!-- תבנית זו דואגת לכך שהכותרת הבאה בתור תתחיל רק מתחת לתוכן העניינים-->
 
 
* All patients are entitled to have [[Maintaining Medical Confidentiality|medical confidentiality maintained]].
 
* All patients are entitled to have [[Maintaining Medical Confidentiality|medical confidentiality maintained]].
* When medical confidentiality must be compromised, patient consent must be obtained in advance (except in specific cases according to the law).
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* When medical confidentiality must be compromised, patient consent must be obtained in advance.
  
 
==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 applying for government benefits or pensions (i.e. from the Nationa Insurance Institute or the Holocaust Survivors Rights Authority) that require a review of their medical condition as part of the examination of eligibility.
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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 -->
* '''For medical treatment requiring medical confidentiality to be waived''' - A waiver of medical confidentiality must be submitted to the relevant care provider or medical facility.
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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).
* '''For benefit or pension applications''' - A waiver of medical confidentiality must be submitted to the relevant government ministry or other body examining eligibility.
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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]].
 
* 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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* 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]].
 
* 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, meaning that '''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).
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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).
 
* 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 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 and to whom the information 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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==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
 
* [http://www.health.gov.il/hozer/mk19_1996.pdf Director Circular 19/96 from 11.08.1996] - Medical confidentiality
 
* [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
 
* [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
  
==Sources== <!-- מקורות -->
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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 by [[AACI - Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel|AACI]]'s [[The Shira Pransky Project|Shira Pransky Project]].
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|תחום תוכן =
 
 
{{הליך/ראו גם
 
| [[Health and Illness]]
 
| [[Maintaining Medical Confidentiality]]
 
| [[Waiving Medical Confidentiality for a Minor]]
 
| [[Disclosing Medical Information to Others]]
 
 
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{{הליך/טפסים
 
| 1 = [[:he:טופס ויתור על סודיות רפואית לדוגמה|Sample Waiver of Medical Confidentiality Form]]
 
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[[קטגוריה:הליכים]]
 
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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.