Subject 290-1-4 DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION ON MEDICAID PROVIDERS
Names and addresses of providers of services to Medicaid recipients shall be considered public information, subject to the conditions set forth in these rules. Information giving the names of such providers including total amounts of reimbursement may be released at the discretion of the Commissioner upon request therefor setting forth a legitimate purpose for such a disclosure. Such information shall not be released for purposes which in the opinion of the Commissioner are political or commercial.
Such lists of information shall not contain any identifiable personal information about the recipient of the Medicaid services as such information is strictly confidential. Names of the recipients of Public Assistance and the amount of the respective grants may continue to be released under the policy established in the County Manual for Public Assistance.
Requests for information on providers must be in writing unless such requirement is waived by the Commissioner. Such requests must reflect the purposes for which the information is requested.
Enforcement of these rules will be pursuant to Georgia Code Title 3A, Chapter 88-3 of the Georgia Health Code, as amended, Section 99-9903 of the Georgia Code Annotated.