MLTC Policy 13.24

  • MLTC Policy 13.24: Authorization for Release of Protected Health Information (PDF, 392KB)

Office of Health Insurance Programs

Division of Long Term Care

MLTC Policy 13.24 :Authorization for Release of Protected Health Information - Applicable to Partial MLTC, MAP, and PACE Plans

Date of Issuance: November 9, 2013


Effective upon release, all Partial MLTC, MAP, and PACE plans must use the OCA Official Form No. 960 for new enrollees when seeking authorization of the release of enrollee prospective enrollee ) protected health information.

This policy does not impact consent forms currently on file for existing enrollees. Going forward, to ensure consistency across all MLTC plans and lessen potential provider confusion, plans should use the OCA Official Form No. 960 (instead of any alternative document currently in use). The form, which has been approved by the New York State Department of Health, is attached for your review and can be accessed online at: http://www.nycourts.gov/forms/hipaa_fillable.pdf

MLTC plans should assist the individual in understanding the content of the form. The authorization must be signed and dated and the enrollee must receive a signed copy. A copy must be maintained n the MLTC plan´s records