HIPAA Privacy Practices

Effective April 14, 2003, the Hamilton County Department of Education is required to provide notice to all employees of our practices to maintain the privacy of each employee’s personal health information as required by Federal legislation under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). This notice will inform you of our legal obligations under HIPAA and will advise you of your rights concerning your medical coverage information.

This legislation also requires that we have an authorization on file, from you, prior to releasing any protected information to outside parties. You may download a copy of the authorization below. You may also change the parties you have authorized to receive protected information, or revoke the authorization by downloading the form below. Send completed forms to:

Benefits Department
Hamilton County Schools
3074 Hickory Valley Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Privacy Notice


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