Protected Health Information (PHI), as that term is defined by state and federal law, includes individually identifiable health information received by a covered entity that relates to the past, present, or future physical or mental health or condition of an individual; the provision of health care to an individual; or the past, present, or future payment for the provision of health care to an individual.
To the extent the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) receives your PHI, the OAG will not use, or disclose such information except as permitted or required by state and federal law. The OAG is generally permitted or required to use or disclose PHI in the following contexts:
The OAG may be required in some circumstances to obtain a separate authorization from you or your authorized representative, including but not limited to, circumstances in which the electronic disclosure of your PHI is necessary for purposes other than those described above. If you have questions about this policy or believe that we have acted in violation of this policy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or write or call us at:
Office of the Attorney General
Public Information & Assistance Division, MC-027
P.O. Box 12548
Austin, TX 78711-2548
Tele: (512) 463-2007 or (800) 252-8011