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Covered Components

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services provide a decision tool that can be used to determine whether health care providers are covered under HIPAA.

An entity that is one or more of these types of entities is referred to as a "covered entity."

Purdue University is a "hybrid entity" under the HIPAA Privacy Regulations. Purdue's primary purpose is education. However, Purdue does have departments or components that provide covered functions. Purdue University therefore has surveyed and investigated those departments that provide healthcare services or health plans, as well as those departments that provide business assistance to the healthcare/health plan components. For purposes of the HIPAA regulations, the following departments, plans or programs shall be designated as "covered components" and shall comply fully with the HIPAA Privacy Rule and the procedures and practices outlined in this Implementation Guide, as well as, any policies adopted pursuant to this Implementation Guide:

Healthcare Provider Covered Components

  1. Purdue Student Health Center
  2. Purdue Pharmacy
  3. Purdue's School of Nursing Nursing Centers
  4. Purdue’s SLHS Audiology and Speech-Language Clinics
  5. Lafayette Street Family Planning Clinic
  6. IPFW Dental Hygiene Clinic
  7. IPFW Center for Healthy Living: Campus Clinic and Wellness Programs

Health Plan Covered Components

  1. Purdue Self-Insured Medical Benefits Plan(s)
  2. Vision Plan
  3. Pharmacy Plan(s)
  4. Health Care Flexible Spending Account Plan
  5. Employee Wellness Programs
  6. Medication Therapy Management Services

Business Support Covered Components

  1. Student and Receivables Business Services-Accounts Receivable
  2. Central Files
  3. Internal Audit
  4. Information Technology at Purdue (only the following areas)
    • IT Infrastructure Services
      • Unix Platform Administration
      • Windows Platform Administration
      • Basis Administration
      • Database Administration
      • Production Control
      • Student Systems Administration
      • Telecommunications
    • Enterprise Applications
    • IT Security and Policy
      • Security Services
      • Identity and Access Management Office
    • IT Customer Relations
      • Service Desk
      • Desktop Computing Services
  5. Public Records Office
  6. School of Nursing Business Office
  7. Risk Management
  8. Environmental Health
  9. Pharmacy IT
  10. IPFW School of Health Sciences Business Office
  11. IPFW Information Technology Services
  12. Calumet Technological Infrastructure Services
  13. North Central Information Services
  14. North Central Accounting
  15. RCHE-Health Outcomes and Policy Research Center
  16. SLHS Business and Main Offices
  17. SLHS Electronics and Technical Support
  18. Bursar
  19. Student and Receivables Business Services-Loans
  20. Calumet Business Office Teller Window
  21. Health and Human Sciences IT
  22. Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering
  23. Center for Medication Safety Advancement
  24. Technology Statewide Business Offices
  25. Purdue Extended Campus-Division of Online Learning
  26. Healthcare Advisors
  27. IPFW Accounts Payable
  28. Legal Counsel for Purdue University

Purdue Internal Business Associates

  1. Healthcare Advisors
  2. Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering
  3. Center for Medication Safety Advancement
  4. Academic Technologies
  5. Indiana Medication Management Partnership
  6. MGMT 69000 Exp. Learning in Healthcare Ops

Effective as of May 2, 2014

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