§164.510(b) Standard: Uses and disclosures for involvement in the individual’s care and notification purposes
(4) Uses and disclosures for disaster relief purposes. A covered entity may use or disclose protected health information to a public or private entity authorized by law or by its charter to assist in disaster relief efforts, for the purpose of coordinating with such entities the uses or disclosures permitted by paragraph (b)(1)(ii) of this section. The requirements in paragraphs (b)(2), (b)(3) or (b)(5) of this section apply to such uses and disclosures to the extent that the covered entity, in the exercise of professional judgment, determines that the requirements do not interfere with the ability to respond to the emergency circumstances.
Do policies and procedures exist for disclosing PHI to a public or private entity authorized by law or by its charter to assist in disaster relief efforts? Obtain and review policies and procedures in relation to such use or disclosure.