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Title: Protected Health Information: Destruction and Disposal
Subject: Office of Compliance & Corporate Integrity (OCCI)
Policy No: OCCI:2013:P11
Applies: RowanSOM
Issuing Authority: President
Responsible Officer: Chief Audit, Compliance & Privacy Officer; Director of Information Security
Date Adopted: 07/01/2013
Last Revision: 0310/2720/2020
Last Reviewed:  0310/2721/2020


To establish a policy that ensures compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009 and Omnibus Privacy Final Rule of 2013 in the destruction and disposal of documentation containing Protected Health Information (PHI).