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Notice of Privacy Practices

The HIPAA privacy standards guarantee to individuals the right to adequate notice of the University’s policies and procedures related to protected health information. The Notice of Privacy Practices describes how the University may use and disclose your protected health information to carry out treatment, payment, or health care operations and for other purposes that are permitted or required by law. It also describes your rights to access and control your protected health information. “Protected health information” is information about you, including demographic information, that may identify you and that relates to your past, present, or future physical or mental health or condition and related health care services.

The University of Minnesota’s HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practice is available as a downloadable PDF in six languages:

The Notice of Privacy Practices for University of Minnesota-sponsored group health plans and organizations available to University of Minnesota employees through their benefit plan is also available as a downloadable PDF

Please contact the Health Information Privacy and Security Office at 612-624-7447 or if you have questions about this notice.