Policy EID Compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

File: EID*

Compliance with the Health Insurance Portability

and Accountability Act

The Board of Education directs the superintendent or designee to take steps to ensure compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Compliance activities shall include conducting an audit to determine applicability of HIPAA to district operations, recommending policies and regulations to be adopted by the Board, adoption or revision of administrative policies and procedures and implementation of same, including record keeping procedures, preparation of necessary documents, employee training, and all other activities necessary to ensure compliance.

Revised: September 23, 2014

LEGAL REFS.: P.L. 104-191 (1996); 42 U.S.C. 1320dd-1320d-8

65 Fed. Reg. 50312-50372

65 Fed. Reg. 82462-82829

63 Fed. Reg. 43242-43280

67 Fed. Reg. 53182-53273

CROSS REFS.: GCBD, Professional Staff Fringe Benefits

JLC, Student Health Services and Records

JLCEA*, Students with Special Health Needs

JRA/JRC, Students Records/Release of Information on Students

Huerfano School District Re-1, Walsenburg, Colorado