Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
HIPAA requires that health plans and health care providers protect the privacy of an individual's health information and provide for its security.
Notice of Privacy Practices
HIPAA requires that health plans and health care providers give Notices of Privacy Practices to the people they serve. The Notices of Privacy Practices tell beneficiaries and patients about their privacy rights and about how the Vermont Agency of Human Services may use or share their health information.
Health Information Complaints
Beneficiaries and patients can a file a Health Information Privacy Complaint if they believe that their rights have been violated.