HIPAA Privacy Notice Reminder from EUTF

Posted on May 6, 2015 in . . . .

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 requires health plans to comply with privacy rules. These rules are intended to protect your personal health information from being inappropriately used and disclosed. The rules also give you additional rights concerning control of your own healthcare information.

The HIPAA Privacy Notice explains how the EUTF group health plan uses and discloses your personal health information. You are provided a copy of this Notice when you enroll in EUTF group health plan benefits. A copy of the EUTF Privacy Notice is found in the Reference Guide (see the Guide’s table of contents for the exact location of the Notice). You can get another copy of the EUTF HIPAA Privacy Notice from the EUTF Office at 808-586-7390 or toll-free at 800-295-0089.

Also, the Privacy Notice for the various insured health plans is provided to you by the insurance companies and you can get another copy of their HIPAA Privacy Notice from the insurance company by contacting the phone number on your ID card.

If you have any questions about this notice, contact you may contact the EUTF Privacy Officer at the following address:

  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2121, Honolulu, HI 96805
  • Physical Address: 201 Merchant Street, Suite 1520, Honolulu, HI 96813
  • Telephone Number: 808-586-7390, Toll Free number: 1-800-295-0089