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4.105 - Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Act

The School Board of Consolidated High School District 230 promulgates this Policy pursuant to Title II, Subtitle F, Part C entitled “Administrative Simplification” of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA), Public Law 104-191, and the Privacy Regulations (“Regulations”) 45 C.F.R. Parts 160, 162, and 164. The purpose of this Policy is to comply with the reporting, disclosure and documentation requirements of HIPAA and its implementing Regulations and to ensure the security and confidentiality of protected health information. The School District reserves the right to modify its privacy policies, practices, and procedures. The School District will issue a new Notice of Privacy Practices in the event modifications are made to its privacy practices, policies, and procedures.
 
The Superintendent is authorized to establish rules and regulations to implement and enforce this policy consistent with the requirements of federal regulations 45 C.F.R. Parts 160, 162, and 164.

LEGAL REF.: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
Public Law 104-191; Code of Federal Regulations 45 C.F.R. Parts 160, 162, 164.
CROSS REF.: 5:150, 7:340
ADOPTED: August 26, 2004
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