Oct 21

How is my health information protected?

10/21/13 | Patient FAQ

All Tiger Institute Health Alliance member and partner organizations as well as their health care providers must abide by State and Federal privacy laws, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, the Privacy Act of 1974, and the security provisions for health information in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Additionally, all Tiger Institute Health Alliance members and partner health care organizations use state-of-the-art information technology to keep health information safe and secure. Only participating health care providers who are authorized by HIPPA laws to view your health records will have privileges to access the Tiger Institute Health Alliance HIE.  Routine audits are also performed to ensure compliance to applicable laws and user agreements.