Policy Manual

HIPAA Policy

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted by the U.S. Congress in 1996 and created national standards to protect individuals' medical records and other personal health information.

In support of the health and safety of our employees and students, Georgia College (GC) maintains personal health care information about its students, employees, and others. All GC employees are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of this information. GC fully supports and complies with all federal and state statutes and rules regarding the use, maintenance, transfer, and disposition of health care records and information.

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