Authorization to Release Patient Information

I've included a few tools and resources to assist in reviewing pricing as well as some examples of forms you may already have at your office. Discuss with your manager on which resource they would like you to utilize moving forward. The first one is the authorization to release patient information. The purpose of this document is to protect the patient's private information. Refer to our HIPAA compliance program to get a more in-depth review of the importance of your role and the why and how to protect patients private information. As to how this comes into play for contact lenses specifically, this document should be utilized anytime someone other than the patient or authorized persons documented by the patient has requested for the patient's medical records and this includes prescriptions.