The Department of Health and Human Services has promulgated the Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA Privacy Rule). The Privacy rule requires "Covered Entities" to develop a notice and inform insureds of the uses and disclosures of their personal health information without authorization, descriptions of the insured's individual rights and how those rights can be exercised. If you would like to view the entire Notice of Privacy Practices please click the link below for the Covered Entity responsible for your group. (Student Health: You can find the of the Covered Entity responsible for your group on your brochure. Click here and select your school from the drop-down list to view your plan brochure.)

The following are PDF files available for download about HIPAA: