B6. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Compliance

  • Policy Code: B6

    First Reading: November 1, 2016
    Second Reading:   November 15, 2016
    Adopted:   November 15, 2016


    The Essex Westford Educational Community Unified Union School District (EWECUUSD) shall comply with the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) with regard to any employee benefit or group health plan provided by the district that is subject to the requirements of the Act.  The superintendent or his or her designee shall develop and implement procedures necessary to ensure continuing compliance with the requirements of HIPAA.

     

     

     

     

    Legal References: 

    42 U.S.C. 1320d-2 and 1320d-4

     

    45 C.F.R. Subpart C