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Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)



This site is a resource for HIPAA information at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. The following is a summary of the main sections of this site.


Training Program
Certain UWM employees, volunteers, students and researchers are required to complete HIPAA training.

Overviews

Policies and Procedures
UWM's Policies and Procedures for the Protection of Patient Health Information Under HIPAA, including sample forms.

Security Guidelines
Provide guidance to UWM departments on the technical aspects of complying with the HIPAA Security Rule, which governs the storage and transmission of Electronic Protected Health Information.

Privacy Officers
Privacy Officers are responsible for ensuring that the UWM's HIPAA Policies and Procedures are implemented by the Covered Departments in their respective school, college or division.

Self Assessment & Audit Programs
Tool for helping Covered Departments determine how they might fare in a HIPAA audit.

Other Resources

For more information contact your relevant Privacy Officer or UWM's Office of Legal Affairs (414)229-4278.
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