Definition of HIPAA
Examples of HIPAA in a sentence
The HIPAA regulations set forth the rules that you and the plan must follow in this regard.
Under a federal law called the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), plans such as this one are generally required to limit the use and disclosure of your protected health information to treatment, payment, and healthcare operations and to put in place appropriate safeguards to protect your protected health information.
A copy of your HIPAA rights are located in a blue binder in our lobby for your review or we can provide a copy to you at any time.
Our Use and Disclosure of Your Personal Health Information:As a business associate of the plan, we (Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama) have an agreement with the plan that allows us to use your personal health information for treatment, payment, healthcare operations, and other purposes permitted or required by HIPAA.
There are some exceptions.• The plan sponsor will amend, or allow the plan to amend, any portion of your protected health information to the extent permitted or required under the HIPAA regulations.• With respect to some types of disclosures, the plan sponsor will keep a disclosure log.