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UW is committed to protecting the privacy of individual health information in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). UW is a hybrid entity as defined by HIPAA and consistent with this Standard Administrative Policy. The University designated healthcare components are:
the UW Family Medicine Residency Programs (Cheyenne and Casper locations) and the Albany County Community Health Clinic
the UW Speech and Hearing Clinic (to the extent it provides services to non-students)
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities.
Risk Management, Office of General Counsel, Internal Audit, and Information Technology (to the extent these offices provide business associate services to the healthcare components).
UW has developed the following policies, which apply to UW’s designated healthcare covered components.
Chapter 1 INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Chapter 2 DEFINITIONS
Chapter 3 USES AND DISCLOSURES OF PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION
Chapter 4 PATIENT’S RIGHTS IN REGARD TO PRIVACY OF PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION
Chapter 5 Security and Safeguards
For questions regarding HIPAA privacy and security, or if you have trouble accessing this page or the policies because of a disability, please contact: email@example.com
Jacob Warren, Dean and Professor, UW Privacy Officer
Phone: (307) 766-3495
Robert Aylward, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, UW Security Officer
Phone: (307) 766-4860