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HIPAA / Privacy

What is HIPAA?
Where can I find the Notice of Privacy Practices

 

What is HIPAA?


Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a Federal Law enacted to:

Protect the privacy of a patient's personal and health information.

Provide for the physical and electronic security of personal health information.

Simplify billing and other transactions with Standardized Code Sets and Transactions.

Specify new rights of patients to approve access / use of their medical information.



Where can I find the Notice of Privacy Practices


The Notice of Privacy Practices for UCLA Health System can be found at the footer of our website or at www.uclahealth.org/privacypractices.