HIPAA Privacy Practices
Your Health Information and Privacy
The health benefit options offered under the Plan use health information about you and your covered dependents only for the purposes of providing treatment, paying claims, and related functions.
To protect the privacy of health information, access to your health information is limited to such purposes. Effective April 14, 2003, the health benefit plan options offered under the Plan will comply with the applicable health information privacy requirements in Title II of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the applicable federal regulations issued by the Department of Health and Human Services.