4310 - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Compliance

Policy 4310 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Compliance

The Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union, Bennington School District, Inc., Mount Anthony Union School District, North Bennington Graded School District, Pownal School District, Shaftsbury School District, and Woodford School District shall comply with the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) with regard to any employee benefit or group health plan provided by the district that is subject to the requirements of the Act. The superintendent or his or her designee shall develop and implement procedures necessary to ensure continuing compliance with the requirements of HIPAA.

Legal References:

42 U.S.C. 1320d-2 and 1320d-4
45 C.F.R. Subpart C

Policy 4310 warning and adoption dates