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 **Deceased Individuals.** Disclosure of health information of a deceased individual shall be to the authorized legal representative.\\ **Deceased Individuals.** Disclosure of health information of a deceased individual shall be to the authorized legal representative.\\
  
-**For medico-legal cases.** ​Information ​may be disclosed to the next of kin or to the legal representative.\\+**For medico-legal cases.** ​For medico-legal cases, information ​may be disclosed to the authorized personnel in-charge upon authorization from the patient or authorized ​representative ​(in case when the patient is deceased).\\
  
 **Legal Authorities and/or Government Agencies.** Before a disclosure is made to any other government agency, there must be a court order. It is only in cases of emergency where disclosure can be done without court order. This would be situations where time is of the essence such as:\\ **Legal Authorities and/or Government Agencies.** Before a disclosure is made to any other government agency, there must be a court order. It is only in cases of emergency where disclosure can be done without court order. This would be situations where time is of the essence such as:\\
 1.) For PNP Subpoena, consent is not required from next of kin.\\ 1.) For PNP Subpoena, consent is not required from next of kin.\\
 2.) For medical or financial assistance requiring abstracts or similar documents, authorization of patient is required.\\ 2.) For medical or financial assistance requiring abstracts or similar documents, authorization of patient is required.\\
-3.) For DOH programs and other government agencies providing financial public assistance, the said agency shall only disclose ​the following ​information: (//*info to be double checked with NPC's draftupdate within the week//)\\+3.) For DOH programs and other government agencies providing financial public assistance, the said agency shall only disclose ​de-identified ​information.\\
  
 Without a court order, release of information shall be pursuant to hospital policy otherwise, patient records shall not be released or disclosed.\\ Without a court order, release of information shall be pursuant to hospital policy otherwise, patient records shall not be released or disclosed.\\