Health Information Privacy & Compliance Office
Promoting the confidentiality and integrity of health information through oversight, training, and support
The Health Information Privacy & Compliance Office is responsible for ensuring that individually identifiable health information is handled appropriately across the entire University.
COVID-19 and HIPAA at the University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota, Fairview, and the University of Minnesota Physicians have worked together for many years to provide patient care, conduct research and train the next generation of health care professionals. They operate together under the banner M Health.
Under HIPAA, these three organizations make up an Organized Health Care Arrangement (OHCA). As members of an OHCA, these organizations are allowed to share PHI with one another in order to manage their joint operations.