Privacy Training

Applies to the Administrative Requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. 45 CFR Section 164.530

Policy

The Employee Benefit Plan provides privacy training for all current and new workforce members under its direct control who perform Employee Benefit Plan functions and have contact with participants' Protected Health Information ("PHI").

Procedure

  • All current members of Missouri State University's workforce who perform Employee Benefit Plan functions received training regarding the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule no later than April 14, 2003. (See the Privacy Training Content Outline following this policy for information regarding the training provided.)
  • All new workforce members of Missouri State University who perform Employee Benefit Plan functions receive privacy training as part of their initial training.
  • All workforce members of Missouri State University who perform Employee Benefit Plan functions and who change positions will receive new privacy training (as appropriate) at the time of the change.
  • All affected members of Missouri State University's workforce receive retraining within a reasonable time if the Employee Benefit Plan materially changes any privacy policy or procedure.
  • Documentation of privacy training is maintained by the Privacy Official according to the requirements of the Privacy Rule.

Effective Date: April 14, 2003