LAPPA’s Model Overdose Mapping and Response Act is a model law designed for policymakers to use in developing statewide legislation addressing overdose incident reporting. The Model Act requires a state (or other jurisdiction) to create an overdose mapping and response system using ODMAP where all law enforcement officers, other first responders, medical examiners, and coroners must report certain information about a confirmed or suspected overdose incident within 24 hours.
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The guidance document analyzes the extent to which the use of ODMAP implicates the protections for health information contained in the Privacy Rule of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
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