Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

A hybrid entity, the University of Montana maintains Policy 440 - HIPAA policy to protect the privacy of individuals. Whenever a project involves obtaining protected health information (PHI) from a “covered entity,” as defined by HIPAA, proper authorization must be obtained from each individual. Covered entities at the University of Montana include:

  • Curry Health Center Services 
  • MonTech - Montana Accessibility and Assistive Technology Center
  • New Directions Program
  • The Nora Staael Evert Physical Therapy Clinic
  • RiteCare Clinic
  • UMPT Sports and Orthopedics

Policies and Procedures

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