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:*is created or received by ACE; and
:*relates to the past, present, or future physical or mental health or condition of an individual; the provision of health care to an individual; or the past, present, or future payment for the provision of health care to an individual.
*'''Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)''' is information that requires safeguarding or dissemination controls pursuant to and consistent with applicable law, regulations, and government wide policies but is not classified under Executive Order 13526 or the Atomic Energy Act, as amended.
*'''Employee Records''' refers to all information, records and documents pertaining to any person who is an applicant or nominee for any University personnel position described in the Board of Regents Bylaws, § 3.1, regardless of whether any such person is ever actually employed by the University, and all information, records and documents pertaining to any person employed by the University.
:*Right to file a complaint internally with the Nebraska Medicine Patient Relations Department, the Office of the Assistant Dean for Patient Services (College of Dentistry), or with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights. (See UNMC Policy Nos. 6058, [[Notice of Privacy Practices]] and 6062, [[Patient/Consumer Complaints]]).
*Individuals shall not be asked to waive these rights as a condition of receiving treatment.
*The ACE is responsible for safeguarding and protecting
confidential information against loss, tampering, and disclosure to unauthorized individuals. The safeguarding of confidential information in any form includes when the information is stored and/or being transferred outside the facility (see UNMC Policy No. 6073, [[Transporting Protected Health Information]]).
*ACE workforce have a duty to protect PHI. Breach of this duty includes the following:
:*Accessing PHI, in any form, without a "need to know" to perform assigned duties. Workforce members with medical information system access may view their own individual medical records. Workforce members may not print copies of their own records nor access records of family members (including children), relatives, friends and others, unless access is necessary to perform assigned duties. Workforce members may obtain a copy of their medical records from the Health Information Management Department. Workforce may not alter their own medical record.
*Workforce members who suspect a breach of confidentiality regarding controlled unclassified information shall report the breach to the Privacy Office and/or Information Security Office.
*Members of the workforce have a duty to protect confidential information produced while performing research. Breach of
this duty includes the following: :*Disclosure of PHI to unauthorized persons or entities not included in the Authorization for Release of Information
:*Disclosure of research results linked to human subjects to persons or entities not authorized in the Institutional Review Board (IRB) approved protocol
*Workforce members who suspect a breach of confidentiality regarding human
subjects' research information shall report the breach to the IRB office and/or the Privacy Office.
UNMC Policy No. 6045, Privacy, Confidentiality and Security of Patient and Proprietary Information corresponds to Nebraska Medicine Policy IM06 =*Contact the [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org Chief Compliance Officer], 402-559-9576, or the UNMC Compliance Office at 402-559-6767
*Contact the [mailto:email@example.com Privacy] or [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org Information Security] Officers
*Contact Human Resources – Records at 402-559-8962 or Human Resources - Employee Relations