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TITLE 28INSURANCE
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE
CHAPTER 22PRIVACY
SUBCHAPTER BINSURANCE CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION PRIVACY
RULE §22.56Revocation of Authorizations

(a) A consumer or person who has signed an authorization described in this subchapter may at any time revoke that authorization.

(b) Revocation of any authorization made pursuant to this subchapter is subject to the rights of a person who acted in reasonable reliance on the authorization before receiving notice of the revocation.

(c) A revocation must be in writing and signed by the consumer about whom the authorization was made or by a person legally empowered to authorize disclosure on behalf of the consumer.

(d) A covered entity:

  (1) may not require a revocation to be on a particular form; and

  (2) must honor a revocation that reasonably identifies the authorization that it is intended to revoke.

(e) A covered entity shall effect a revocation as soon as possible after receipt but not later than 15 days after the date of receipt.


Source Note: The provisions of this §22.56 adopted to be effective September 1, 2002, 27 TexReg 6504 and 7123

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