544P - Health Insurance and HIPAA Privacy/Administrative Simplification Policy

Frederick County Public Schools will make available group health insurance to employees.  

It is the policy of Frederick County Public Schools to operate its health insurance in compliance with the applicable privacy and other simplification provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the regulations issued thereunder. 

The superintendent shall promulgate regulations for administering health insurance and implementing HIPAA’s provisions.


Legal Reference(s):
42 U.S.C. Section(s) 1320d et.seq.

45 C.F.R. parts 160-164

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Public Law

No. 104-191, Section(s) 264

Code of Virginia, Section(s) 22.1-85


Adopted: February 6, 1990
Amended: February 26, 2001
Amended: April 1, 2003