HIPAA Policies for BU Health Care Providers


  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
    1. HIPAA Basics: PHI, Covered Components, and more
    2. Individual Responsibilities for Safeguarding PHI
    3. Routine Use and Disclosure of PHI: Treatment, Payment and Health Care Operations
    4. Non-Routine PHI Use and Disclosures: Required or Permitted by Law;
      Prohibited Uses
    5. Authorizations and When They are Necessary: Using PHI in Research, Teaching and Publishing
    6. Individual’s Rights Under HIPAA
    7. Breaches
    8. Security Program
    9. Documentation and Retention
    10. Exceptions
    11. Definitions
    12. Appendix A- Important Contacts