Minor Access to the Information in a Portal Account is Subject to Legal Considerations
While clinics and providers see many benefits to providing access to a portal account to minor patients, especially adolescents, portal policies regarding minor patients should only be determined with full consideration of the HIPAA privacy rule and state or other applicable law. Work closely with your vendor as software is regularly updated to support you in complying with the law.
- Colorado Minor Consent Law Quick Reference Chart - A chart that describes the medical services that minors in Colorado may obtain with their own consent.
- Sharing Ideas Webinar: Minor Access in Colorado - A webinar on issues relating to minor access. A section of the webinar covers broad minor-access issues, while specific information is also provided based on Colorado law.