General Information

For Students

HIPAA is relevant to students as health services consumers, health insurance beneficiaries, and employees with access to protected health information. FERPA and HIPAA both protect your privacy thoroughly. Read more about privacy at CMU FERPA.

For Faculty

HIPAA is relevant to faculty members as clinicians and researchers. Understanding allowable disclosures will enhance care and research alike. Please take the necessary steps for awareness.

For Staff

HIPAA is relevant to staff members as employees with access to protected health information and health insurance consumers. You should understand how this law will protect you and others from this point forth.

For Parents

HIPAA at CMU is relevant to you as parents of students. HIPAA is superceded by FERPA, and your children's privacy is kept at the highest of standards.

For Vendors / Business Associates

If you identify a potential business associate that may need a business associate agreement established, contact the HIPAA Privacy Officer for assistance.