HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practice

Florida Blue is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of your personal health information. We comply with federal laws and meet required standards for securing that information, including the privacy components of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act’s Administration Simplification provision (HIPAA-AS), which took effect April 14, 2003.

Information on HIPAA-AS is available from the Department of Health and Human Services.

Please carefully review the attached notice and keep it on file as it provides important details about the obligations of health plans and your rights in regard to your health information.

The attached notice details the provisions of your rights under HIPAA. HIPAA requires privacy rights for personal health information as well as protection from improper use and disclosure. It affects how your health information can be used by group health plans sponsored by employers including Florida Blue