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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:

Code of Virginia, Section 22.1-85.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Public Law

No. 104-191, Section 264

42 U.S.C.§§ 1320d et.seq.

45 C.F.R. parts 160-164



Adopted:          February 6, 1990

Amended:         February 26, 2001

Amended:         April 1, 2003