HIPAA Privacy Notice

Notice of Privacy Practices

Effective Date: March 19, 2014

This notice of privacy practices describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. please review it carefully.

This Notice will tell you about the ways in which CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY ("CWRU") protects, uses and discloses your protected health information ("PHI"). This Notice also describes your rights and certain obligations we have regarding the use and disclosure of PHI. If you have any questions about this Notice of Privacy Practices ("Notice"), please contact CWRU's Privacy Officer, at:

Case Western Reserve University
Compliance Office
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106-7048

For the Case Western Reserve Student and Optional Dependent Plan Privacy Officer, please contact the Student Medical Plan Privacy representative at 216.368.3752.

PHI means any information, transmitted or maintained in any form or medium, which CWRU creates or receives that relates to your physical or mental health, the delivery of health care services to you or payment for health care services and that identifies you or could be used to identify you. We maintain your PHI in a record we create of the services and items you receive from CWRU. This Notice applies to all of those records created, received or maintained by CWRU.

We are required by law to:

  • make sure that PHI is kept private;
  • give you this Notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your PHI;
  • and comply with the currently effective terms of this Notice.