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Office of Mental Health

Privacy Policy Cover Letter
State of New York Office of Mental Health

March 5, 2003

Dear Reader:

The New York State Office of Mental Health Policy has been prepared strictly for use by employees and other workforce members of the Office of Mental Health. It is not intended to serve as legal advice to anyone outside of this Office.

This document (including its forms and appendices) can be made freely available to any interested party; however, reproduction for any commercial purpose is strictly prohibited. While this document can be utilized for general education and guidance, any covered entity seeking to develop a HIPAA compliance strategy and documents should consult its own attorney for specific legal advice concerning its HIPAA compliance.

This cover letter must accompany this document whenever it is shared outside of the Office of Mental Health.


Julie Anne Rodak
Associate Counsel