What Do I Need to Know About HIPAA?

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) went into effect on April 14, 2003.

Residents, Attending Physicians, and all clinical and non-clinical personnel are obligated to respect and protect the privacy of patients and their health information

If you observe practices that violate patient privacy or if you have a suggestion for enhancing privacy, contact your Chief Resident, Residency Program Director, or hospital compliance office: