The purpose of this policy is to describe patients’ rights to request an accounting of disclosures of their protected health information.
One of the rights granted to patients under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is the right of the patient to request and receive an accounting of the disclosures of the patient’s PHI. The patient’s right to request and receive an Accounting of Disclosures is described within the Notice of Privacy Practices. This policy describes how Pacific University must to be able to provide the patient with an accurate Accounting of Disclosures.
The scope of this policy is all workforce members of Pacific University’s health care component. Pacific University is a hybrid entity. Only the health care component (i.e., the covered functions) of Pacific University must comply with this policy. All references in this policy to “Pacific University” shall be construed to refer only to the health care component of Pacific University.
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