Administrative Rules

Subject:   Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) AR# 3.01.005
Based on Board Policy: C-1, General Executive Directives & Limitations
Approved by Council/President: Academic and Campus Affairs Council
Date Approved/Amended: 06/06/2004; amended 06/16/06


Value Statement 

Austin Community College values the privacy of students, employees and clients and will comply with all laws and regulations related to privacy including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (Public Law 104-191).

 Administrative Rule 

Austin Community College will comply with applicable federal laws related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) that address privacy, security and transmission of protected health information (PHI) both as a hybrid provider of services and as a business associate with other covered entities. 

To achieve this goal the President of the College will establish a HIPAA Task Force (which includes individuals designated as Privacy Officer, Security Officer, Training Officer, Sanctions Officer and task force members) to develop, implement and evaluate a comprehensive plan for HIPAA compliance at ACC and to fulfill the following functions: 


President:   Stephen B. Kinslow Date:  01/18/07