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Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) creates a framework to protect the privacy and security of individuals’ health information as it is used and disclosed by covered health care providers, covered health plans and their business associates and subcontractors. Purdue supports the goals of HIPAA and documents its commitment to comply in its “Compliance with HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations” policy. View the compliance policy at: www.purdue.edu/policies/records/viiia1.html.HIPAA

Information regarding how protected health information will be used or disclosed is described in the Notices of Privacy Practices. The Notice associated with a particular healthcare provider or Purdue’s employee health plans may be viewed at www.purdue.edu/hipaa.

For answers to HIPAA-related questions, contact the HIPAA Privacy Compliance Office at 765-496-1927, hipaa-privacy@purdue.edu, or visit www.purdue.edu/hipaa.

Source: HIPAA Privacy Officer
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