The Florida State University


The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), Public Law was passed by Congress:

  • To improve portability and continuity of health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets
  • To combat waste, fraud, and abuse in health insurance and health care delivery
  • To reduce costs and the administrative burdens of health care by improving efficiency and effectiveness of the health care system by standardizing the interchange of electronic data for specified administrative and financial transactions
  • To ensure protecting the privacy of Americans’ personal health records by protecting the security and confidentiality of health care information

Notice of HIPAA Privacy Policy (Revised Dec 2010)(pdf)

Thagard Student Health Center reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time.  Notification of changes to the Privacy Policy will be effective when posted to our website.  An electronic version of our Privacy Policy is available by following the above link.  Copies of our Privacy Policy are also available at the Health Center and by contacting our Privacy Officer listed to the right.

Kelly Dykes, RN, CHPE
Privacy Officer
Phone: 850.644.3614

*Note: Email is not a secure means of communication.

HIPAA Certification


University Health Services, Florida State University
Tallahassee,FL 32306-4178
(850) 644-6230 / TDD (850) 644-2383
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