Department of Aging - Accessing Confidential Personal Information - Confidentiality statutes and rules.


Published: 2020-10-01

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The following statutes and rules make personal information maintained by ODA confidential:

Section 111.43 of the Revised Code for not treating addresses of participants in the safe at home program as public records.

Section 149.43 of the Revised Code for the general statute on public records.

Section 173.061 of the Revised Code for records that identify recipients of golden buckeye cards.

Section 173.22 of the Revised Code; and 42 U.S.C. 3027(a)(12)(C), 42 U.S.C. 3058g(a)(5)(D), 42 U.S.C. 3058d(a)(6)(C), 42 U.S.C. 3058g(d), and 42 U.S.C. 3058i(e)(2); 45 C.F.R. 1321.11, for the collection, compilation, analysis, and dissemination of information by the office of the state long-term care ombudsman program.

Sections 173.27, 173.38, and 173.381 of the Revised Code for criminal records.

Division (B) of section 173.393 of the Revised Code for records obtained while monitoring certified providers.

Division (H) of section 1347.15 of the Revised Code for records in personal information systems.

Chapter 3798. of the Revised Code and 42 U.S.C. 1320d et. seq.; 45 C.F.R. parts 160, 162, and 164 for individually-identifiable health information (HIPAA).

42 U.S.C. 1396a(a)(7); 42 C.F.R. 431.300 to 431.307; and rule 5160-1-32 of the Administrative Code for information on medicaid applicants and recipients.

42 C.F.R. 460.112(f) for individually identifiable health information of participants who are enrolled in PACE.

45 C.F.R. 1321.51 for identifying information on older persons collected in the conduct of the state's responsibilities under the Older Americans Act.

Last updated September 7, 2021 at 11:00 AM