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UW-Madison - IT - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

The Heath Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) applies to anyone at UW-Madison who handles Protected Health Information (PHI) as defined by HIPAA.

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Description

The Heath Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a Federal law that protects the privacy and security of Protected Health Information (PHI) as defined by HIPAA. Designated schools, colleges, departments and individuals at UW-Madison form the HIPAA Health Care Component (HCC). The UW-Madsion HCC is subject to the HIPAA Privacy Regulation and the HIPAA Security Regulation. Other designated units at UW-Madison are Business Associates who are also subject to the regulations. The Deputy Chief Information Security Officer in the Office of Cybersecurity serves as the HIPAA Security Officer for UW-Madison.

Contact

UW-Madison's HIPAA Privacy and Security Contacts.

References


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Revised:    Nov 26, 2018
Reviewed:  Nov 2018
Review in: two years
Maintained by: Office of the CIO, IT Policy
Reference at: https://kb.wisc.edu/itpolicy/cio-hipaa



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Created:2016-01-02 16:44 CSTUpdated:2018-12-07 11:43 CST
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CleanURL:https://kb.wisc.edu/itpolicy/cio-hipaa
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