May 2016, VOLUME137 /ISSUE 5

Confidentiality Protections for Adolescents and Young Adults in the Health Care Billing and Insurance Claims Process

In March 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics endorsed the following publication: Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics. Position paper: Confidentiality protections for adolescents and young adults in the health care billing and insurance claims process.

J Adolesc Health. 2016;58(2016):374–377. Available at:

All statements of endorsement from the American Academy of Pediatrics automatically expire 5 years after publication unless reaffirmed, revised, or retired at or before that time.