Communication Guidelines

As stated in Purdue's policy regarding Compliance with HIPAA Privacy Regulations policy VI.2.1., "Purdue University endeavors to preserve the privacy and confidentiality of the protected health information and medical records maintained by its various schools and departments. It strives to fulfill this responsibility in accordance with state and federal statutes and regulations. Further, Purdue acknowledges its general obligations of trust and confidentiality reposed in its employees and students who are responsible for medical or mental health treatment at the University."

Communication guidelines are provided for staff working in areas at Purdue designated as covered by the HIPAA regulations to assist them with the responsibility of maintaining the confidentiality of protected health information.