Policy: Hybrid Entity Policy & Glossary

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Name: Hybrid Entity Policy & Glossary
Number: 10000970
Code: ACA.HC.100.001
Status: Approved and Activated
Administrative Division: Provost/VC for Academic Affairs
Responsible Office: Provost/VC for Academic Affairs
Effective Date: 11/01/2019
Summary/Purpose: This policy is to define the Oxford, MS Campus of the University of Mississippi
(UM) as a Hybrid entity whose business activities include both covered and
non-covered functions in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) and the Health Information Technology for
Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 (“HITECH”).
As a Hybrid entity, UM is a single legal entity including both covered and
non-covered entities. HIPAA Covered Entities must adhere to the privacy and
security regulations designated in the Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) and the Health Information Technology for
Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 (“HITECH”); specifically, the
requirements defined in 45 CFR §§ 164.103 and 164.105.
This policy addresses only the hybrid entity status of the Oxford Campus of the
University of Mississippi. The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC)
in Jackson, MS has separate and distinct policies on HIPAA compliance.
Policy Narrative: PDF File
People Affected:  FACULTY    STAFF    STUDENTS  
Keywords: HIPAA
Related UM Policies: ACA.IT.400.030   Information Confidentiality/Security
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