CHIN HMIS Consent Steps HST 071101 by vem3jtX

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									          CHIN HMIS - Client Consent                                    EXPLANATION OF THE HMIS
          Housing Support Team                                          The CHIN HMIS is a computerized database
                                                                        that collects information about the people who
EXPLANATION OF THE HMIS                                      receive services from the agencies that use the HMIS. The
The CHIN HMIS is a computerized database that collects       information is used for reports that allow agencies to
information about the people who receive services from       receive funds for their programs. The reports DO NOT
the agencies that use the HMIS. The information is used      contain identifying information about the people
for reports that allow agencies to receive funds for their   receiving services.
programs. The reports DO NOT contain identifying
information about the people receiving services.             SHARING PERMISSIONS
                                                             The CHIN HMIS consent has 3 decision points:
SHARING PERMISSIONS                                          YES / NO on the Client Consent for Release of General
The CHIN HMIS consent has 3 decision points:                 Information
YES / NO on the Client Consent for Release of General        #1-YES allows the agency to put the individual’s
Information                                                       information into the HMIS
#1-YES allows the agency to put the individual’s             #2-YES allows other agencies to see the file
     information into the HMIS                               #3-This will be NO for HST clients – meaning that other
#2-YES allows other agencies to see the file                      agencies will not see the program specific
#3-This will be NO for HST clients – meaning that other           information entered by HST programs.
     agencies will not see the program specific
     information entered by HST programs.




                                                             NOTE: A client MAY NOT be refused service simply
                                                             because they do not want to have their information
NOTE: A client MAY NOT be refused service simply             entered into the HMIS.
because they do not want to have their information
entered into the HMIS.
CHIN HMIS - Client Consent
Housing Support Team

								
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