** NOTE: If you have access to the UNC Health Care System (UNCHCS) PolicyStat System, click on the policy title to view. The PDF links are available for those who are not able to login.**
- UNCHCS Covered Entity Explained – Coming Soon!
- Designation of UNCHCS Chief Privacy Officer and Chief Security Officer (PDF)
Protected Health Information (PHI)
Investigations, Sanctions, Breach Reporting and Whistleblower Protections
- Investigating and Responding to Privacy Incidents and Complaints (PDF)
- Sanctions for Violations of Privacy Policies (PDF)
- Duty to Report Suspected Incidents, Duty to Cooperate with Investigation and Duty to Mitigate Harm (PDF)
- Breach Notification (PDF)
- Investigation of Complaints by Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (PDF)
- Whistleblowers and Anti-Retaliation Policy (PDF)
Health Information, Patient Rights and Medical Records
- Personal Representatives (PDF)
- Designated Record Set – Under Review!
- Verification of Identity (PDF)
- Patient Right of Access to Inspect and Obtain a Copy of PHI (PDF)
- Right to Request Amendment to PHI (PDF)
- Right to Accounting of Disclosure (PDF)
- Right to Request Restrictions on Uses and Disclosures of PHI (PDF)
- Right to Confidential Communications (PDF)
- Copy Requests and Charges for PHI (PDF)
- Disposal/Destruction of PHI (PDF)
Transportation of Paper PHI and Transmission of Electronic PHI
- Transportation of PHI on and Off-Site (PDF)
- Fax Transmission of PHI (PDF)
- Electronic Communication of PHI – Texting and Emailing PHI – Coming Soon!
Uses and Disclosures of PHI
- Notice of Privacy Practices (PDF)
- Uses and Disclosures of PHI Requiring Authorization (PDF)
- Uses and Disclosures of PHI Not Requiring Patient Authorization (PDF)
- Uses and Disclosures of PHI for Marketing (PDF)
- Use and Disclosure of PHI of Deceased Individuals (PDF)
- Release of PHI for Workers’ Compensation Purposes (PDF)
- Use and Disclosure of PHI for Specialized Government Functions (PDF)
- Public Health Activities – Disclosures of PHI (PDF)
- Uses and Disclosures: Friends and Family (PDF)
- Uses and Disclosures of PHI for Fundraising Purposes (PDF)
- Use and Disclosure of Immunization Records (PDF)
- Sale of PHI (PDF)
- Safeguards of Portable Devices and Electronic Media Containing ePHI – Coming Soon!
- Information Security – Coming Soon!
- Administrative, Physical and Technical Safeguards (PDF)
- Physical Safeguards (PDF)
- Social Security Number Privacy – Coming Soon!
- Electronic Patient Information Access and Auditing of Access (PDF)