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Office of HIPAA Compliance
Columbia University Medical Center
630 West 168th Street,
Box 159
New York, NY 10032
Tel: (212) 342-0059
Fax: (212) 342-5173
Karen Pagliaro-Meyer
Privacy Officer
Information Security Policies & Procedures
Policies & Procedures
Accounting for Disclosures
Authorization to Disclose Medical Information
Breach Notification
Business Associates
Disposal of Protected Health Information Policy
Email Policy
Fundraising and HIPAA
HIPAA Training
Minimum Necessary
Mitigation Effects Policy
Notice of Privacy Practices Policy
Privacy Program – Patient Rights
ColumbiaDoctors Legal Health Record Policy
Patient Complaint Policy
Ownership of Medical Record
Research and HIPAA
Sale of Protected Health Information
Sanctions for Unauthorized Access Use or Disclosures of PHI
Use and Disclosure of Medical Information

   Friends and families

   Genetic Information

   Health and Safety

   HIV/AIDS Information


   Organ Donation/Coroners

   Psychotherapy Notes

   Required by Law

   Telephone Disclosures

   Treatment Payment &
   Healthcare Operations


Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) Information

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA") provides comprehensive guidance for patients including their privacy rights concerning the use or disclosure of their medical information. These rights are described in detail in the Notice of Privacy Practices.


Notice of Privacy Practices

Patient Rights - HIPAA Forms

Business Associates

Other Resources


All CUMC faculty, staff and students must complete mandatory HIPAA training.

For any questions regarding training, please email


Researchers must complete an additional HIPAA training course on RASCAL under the Testing Center.

HIPAA Educational Information

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