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Issue Briefs

Minors' Medical Records and Consent to Care (HIPAA Law)

Subjects
Children & Domestic Matters
Health Care & Health Insurance
Published
03/24/2017

This issue brief provides an overview of minors’ rights to deny others access to medical records under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and Colorado state law. It also discusses state law pertaining to the ability of minors to consent to medical care.

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