HIPAA Privacy Policies and Forms
All current and retired employees enrolled in The University of Texas Systems self-insured employee group health plans (UT Select, UT Dental Select and UT Flex) are entitled to receive a Notice of the Privacy Policies and Procedures adopted by the Office of Employee Group Insurance ("EGI") of The University of Texas System Administration as a health plan in compliance with Title 2 of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the federal regulations adopted to implement HIPAA (45 CFR Parts 160 & 164 "the HIPAA Privacy Rule"). Similar privacy policies have also been adopted by all carriers who provide the fully-insured group health plans in which current and retired employees are also eligible to enroll in through EGI.
EGI's Privacy Policies are set forth below, along with a copy of EGI's Privacy Notice, its HIPAA Complaint Form and the other forms created for use in accessing the patient rights created by the HIPAA Privacy Rule.
Please be assured that EGI's policy has always been and continues to be that utmost care be used at all times to safeguard any information provided to EGI by or for its enrollees. Information is released only when it is required to make sure that your health care provider is properly reimbursed for medical services provided to you, for reasons related to the provision and maintenance of coverage, or if required by law.
NOTICE OF PRIVACY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
HIPAA PRIVACY COMPLIANCE MANUAL for The University of Texas System Administration
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