Human Resources

HIPAA Privacy Practices

Effective September 23, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services issued new rules for privacy practices regarding your protected health information (PHI) under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

Please review the Institution's Notice of Privacy Practices.  This notice is intended to inform you of the privacy practices followed by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Health & Welfare Benefits Plan and its legal obligations regarding your protected health information.  The notice also explains the privacy rights you and your family members have as participants of the Plan. 

Last updated: September 18, 2013