This HIPAA PHI Uses and Disclosures Policy Template is in Microsoft Word (.docx) format for easy editing. Each template is guaranteed to be fully HIPAA & HITECH compliant when properly implemented.
HIPAA PHI Uses and Disclosures Policy Template
Our HIPAA PHI Uses and Disclosures Policy Template is the perfect solution for any Covered Entity or Business Associate requiring robust methods and procedures to guarantee that all PHI uses and disclosures are made in accordance with federal law.
By using our easy-to-follow template, you can rest assured that you have adopted an effective structure to permit lawful use and disclosure of protected health information. This model outlines the key elements of a legally compliant policy, including authorized uses/disclosures for which the organization is responsible; proper authorizations; policies regarding minimum necessary PHI usage; safeguarding techniques; and more.
SAMPLE TEXT: ENTITY NAME has adopted this Protected Health Information (“PHI”) Uses and Disclosures Policy in order to recognize the requirement to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), as amended by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (“HITECH”) Act of 2009 (Title XIII of division A and Title IV of division B of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act “ARRA”) and the HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule (Effective Date: March 26, 2013). We acknowledge that full compliance with the HIPAA Final Rule is required by or before September 23, 2013.
ENTITY NAME hereby acknowledges our duty and responsibility to protect the privacy and security of Individually Identifiable Health Information (“IIHI”) generally, and Protected Health Information (“PHI”) as defined in the HIPAA Regulations, under the regulations implementing HIPAA, other federal and state laws protecting the confidentiality of personal information, and under principles of general and professional ethics. We also acknowledge our duty and responsibility to support and facilitate the timely and unimpeded flow of health information for lawful and appropriate purposes.
|Applicable Section(s)|| |
164.502 to 164.514