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#07-116-SYS: Wellness, Comprehensive Assessment, Rehabilitation And Employment (WECARE) Medical Consent Forms
The purpose of this policy bulletin is to inform JOS/Workers and Outstationed Workers at WeCARE of new screens in both the NYCWAY mainframe and Web systems for use in obtaining applicant/participant signatures on medical consent forms. Due to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 and confidentiality rights it is imperative that JOS/Workers have applicants/participants being referred to WECARE sign the Consent for Disclosure of Medical, Alcohol SA Treatment Records (M-76N) and the Consent for Release of HIV and Related Information (M-76M). Signing the consent forms enables the WeCARE vendors to access the applicant/participant’s case records as well as information contained in NYCWAY.

Note that the actual consent form is NOT attached to this directive, but it is attached as pages 10-11 of PD 05-07 ELI, which is at


Created: 9/28/2007