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HIPAA Privacy Policies

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HIPAA Privacy Policies Overview

Pursuant to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 and the privacy regulations promulgated thereunder as amended from time to time, a covered entity must implement written privacy policies and procedures.  Per 45 CFR 164.530(h)(i)(1), Standard for Policies and Procedures, a covered entity must implement policies and procedures with respect to protected health information that are designed to comply with the standards, implementation specifications, or other requirements of subparts D and E of 45 CFR Part 164. All applicable Stanford University organizations are required to comply with these policies, and to implement the associated procedures to ensure compliance with these policies.

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