The final ruling outlines the specifics for the 2008 amendments to FERPA. It specifically clarifies permissible disclosures, and provides guidance on the FERPA-HIPAA relationship.  File:  120908a....

This table catalogues key sections of FERPA, HIPAA, and the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records of the Public Health Service Act. For each key component of legislation, the...

The Uninterrupted Scholar’s Act of 2013 is a statute which amends the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).  Specifically, this law assists schools and social welfare agencies in...

This guide for school administrators, health care professionals, and others explains the relationship between the FERPA and the HIPAA Privacy Rule. The guide addresses how these two laws apply to...