Module 1: Introduction to HIPAA
Module 2: Fundamentals of PHI
Module 3: The Privacy Rule – Uses, Disclosures, and Compliance
Module 4: The Security Rule – Uses, Disclosures, and Compliance
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3.8.1 Privacy Practice Notice

With several exceptions, every covered entity must give notice of its information privacy. Certain items must be included in the notice according to the Privacy Rule, including:

  • It must outline the permitted uses and disclosures of protected health information by the covered entity.
  • It is required to outline the covered entity’s obligations to uphold the Privacy Rule, disclose its privacy practices, and adhere to the conditions of the current notice.
  • It must explain the individuals’ rights, including the ability to file a complaint with HHS and the covered entity if they feel their rights have been infringed upon.
  • It must list a person to contact for more information and file complaints with the covered entity.
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