Employee Privacy Notice
THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE
USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION.
PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
Background: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) requires health plans to notify
plan participants and beneficiaries about its policies and practices to protect the confidentiality of their health
information. This document is intended to satisfy HIPAA's notice requirement with respect to all health information
created, received, or maintained by The Community College of Baltimore County Group Health Plan (the “Plan”), as
sponsored by The Community College of Baltimore County (the "College").
The Plan needs to create, receive, and maintain records that contain health information about you to administer the Plan
respect to your: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, and Vision Care. The notice tells you the ways the Plan may use
and disclose health information about you, describes your rights, and the obligations the Plan has regarding the use and
disclosure of your health information. However, it does not address the health information policies or practices of your
health care providers.
The Community College of Baltimore County’s Pledge Regarding Health Information Privacy
to identify you and relates to a physical or mental health condition or the payment of your health care expenses. This
individually identifiable health information is known as “protected health information” (PHI). Your PHI will not be
used or disclosed without a written authorization from you, except as described in this notice or as otherwise permitted
by federal and state health information privacy laws.
Privacy Obligations of the Plan
The Plan is requir