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Pursuant to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), individuals have the right to request an accounting of disclosures of their Protected Health Information (PHI) made by a UNC-Chapel Hill covered health care provider in the six years prior to the request (but no earlier than April 14, 2003).
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) covered University units are committed to allowing individuals to exercise their rights under HIPAA and other applicable federal and state laws. Covered University units will take necessary steps to address an individual's request to access, inspect, and/or obtain a copy of his/her health information or to transmit a copy of his/her PHI to a third party in a timely and professional manner.
The purpose of this SOP is to establish written requirements to ensure the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's compliance with U.S. Department of Education requirements regarding human subjects research.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) required the creation of a Privacy Rule for identifiable health information. Except as otherwise permitted, the Privacy Rule requires that a human research subject “authorize” the use or disclosure of the human research subject's "protected health information" to be used in research.
This SOP provides examples and procedures for the reporting of Promptly Reportable Information (PRI) to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Institutional Review Board.
This procedure describes the requirements for obtaining consent from human research subjects participating in research conducted under the auspices of UNC-Chapel Hill.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC‐Chapel Hill) fosters a research environment that promotes the respect for the rights and welfare of individuals recruited for, or participating in, research conducted by or under the auspices of the Organization.
Investigators are ultimately responsible for the conduct of research. Investigators may delegate tasks to appropriately trained and qualified members of their research team. However, investigators must maintain oversight and retain ultimate responsibility for the conduct of those to whom they delegate responsibilities.
The UNC-Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry has a legal and ethical responsibility to safeguard patient information. This responsibility includes ensuring that devices storing Protected Health Information ("PHI") or other Sensitive Information are properly encrypted and are serviced by an appropriate vendor. The purpose of this Policy is to ensure that all Computing Devices used by students will meet institutional security requirements.
The UNC Adams School of Dentistry has a legal and ethical responsibility to safeguard patient information. This responsibility includes ensuring that devices storing Protected Health Information ("PHI") or other Sensitive Information are properly encrypted and are serviced by an appropriate vendor. The purpose of this Policy is to ensure that all Computing Devices used by employees will meet institutional security requirements.
The UNC Adams School of Dentistry has a legal and ethical responsibility to safeguard patient information. This responsibility includes ensuring that devices storing Protected Health Information ("PHI") or other Sensitive Information ("SI") are properly encrypted and are serviced by an appropriate vendor. The purpose of this Policy is to ensure that all Smartphones used by personnel will meet institutional security requirements.
The UNC Health Care System (HCS) requires that all members of the workforce be trained on policies and procedures related to protecting the privacy and security of PHI. Because many of our faculty supervise students, practice, or conduct clinical research at UNC HCS or at other health care facilities that have similar training requirements, all SON faculty and students are required to complete HIPAA Online Training annually.
UNC-Chapel Hill provides an education program ("HIPAA training") relating to the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as modified by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 ("HIPAA"). This HIPAA training is updated annually to reflect changes any changes in the law, and/or changes in UNC-Chapel Hill policies and procedures as these relate to HIPAA compliance.
Policy that outlines Adams School of Dentistry workforce members with creating, storing, transmitting, accessing, or using any patient information in support of clinical or research purposes.
Policy on verifying the identity and/or authority of the individual presenting for treatment and/or requesting disclosure of Protected Health Information (“PHI”) if the identity of the patient or authority of such person is not personally known and recognized by the ASOD workforce member.