Montgomery County Employee Benefit Plan Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act 1996 (H.I.P.A.A.) Policy

General Principles

The health plan is committed to protecting the privacy of member’s protected health information in accordance with federal and state regulations consistent with the delivery of a quality health plan, effective management of health care operations, and payment of covered health care services. These Montgomery County Employee Benefit Plan (health plan) policies and procedures implement privacy protections in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Privacy Regulations, (Privacy Regulations) promulgated by the Secretary of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services at 45 C.F.R. Subtitle A, Subchapter C.



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