A4600.05 Privacy of Health Information (HIPAA)

Shawnee Community College is committed to protecting health information of Shawnee Community College employees.  The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA) and its implementing regulations require that Shawnee Community College adopt policies on specific issues.

 Shawnee Community College has adopted a resolution on administrative and organizational requirements for privacy of health information.  A copy of this resolution is available by contacting the Human Resource Officer.

Shawnee Community College has designated the Human Resource Officer to be its Privacy Officer.  If there are any questions or concerns regarding the privacy of Shawnee Community College employee’s health information, this Privacy Officer or their office should be contacted immediately.  This shall include, but not limited to, questions regarding policies and procedures, complaints, sanctions, changes in the law, mitigation, safeguards, protections for whistleblowers, documentation and disclosures of protected health information.