Health Insurance Portability Uses in HIPAA Compliance Clause

HIPAA Compliance from Agreement

This Agreement, is made by and between NEUROLOGIX, INC., hereinafter referred to as SPONSOR, with its principal office located at 271-32 E. Grand Central Parkway, Floral Park, NY 11005, and NORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL a not-for-profit corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of New York, with its principal office located at 300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, hereinafter referred to as INSTITUTION, as of this day of July, 2003 (Effective Date).

HIPAA Compliance. All parties agree to treat as confidential and proprietary the other partys Confidential Information and to exercise the same care to prevent the disclosure of such information as the party exercises to prevent disclosure of its own proprietary and confidential information. SPONSOR understands that INSTITUTION will be required to protect protected health information under the laws and regulations promulgated pursuant to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) of 1996. Sponsor agrees to notify Institution if any of its employees or agents breach such confidentiality; provide reasonable, study-specific assistance to Institution in responding to state or federal inquiries concerning HIPAA compliance; and to provide reasonable assistance to Institution regarding use of patient identifiable health information disclosed by Institution to Sponsor. In the event INSTITUTION notifies SPONSOR of breach of this provision, SPONSOR shall be given sixty (60) days to cure such breach and to communicate to INSTITUTION that such breach has been rectified. If such breach remains uncured for greater than sixty (60) days, INSTITUTION may immediately terminate this Agreement.