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Veterans Administration Privacy Guidance on Authority to Make Disclosures to Community Partners

Date Published: April 2016

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Description

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Privacy Office, in collaboration with the VHA Homeless Program Office and the VA Office of General Counsel, released this guidance document regarding VHA’s legal authority to disclose veteran and demographic information to community partners who assist in serving veterans who are currently homeless or those with a prior episode of homelessness. This document provides information on privacy laws and regulations, a summary of legal authorities, and basic rules-of-thumb for disclosure exceptions.

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Author Organization
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Resource Approver
  • Other Federal Agency Approved