Privacy Notices and Policies

HIPAA Overview
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is to assure health information is properly protected  while allowing the flow of health information needed to provide and promote high quality health care. 

HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices
At Providence Health Plan, we respect the privacy and confidentiality of your protected health information. This notice describes how individual health information about you may be used and disclosed, and how you can access this information. 

Protected Health Information and Your Employer
Although rare, some circumstances may require the release of protected health information (PHI) to your employer or their agent. This notice will provide you with information about the circumstances where Providence Health Plan will release this information.

Privacy Forms
Use these forms to manage authorization and access, amend and restrict your health plan records. 

Confidentiality of Member Information
Providence Health Plan respects the privacy of our members and takes great care to determine when it is appropriate to share your personal health information.

Oregon Request for Confidential Communications
You have the right to have protected health information sent directly to you instead of the person who pays for your health insurance plan.

Notice of Nondiscrimination and Communication Policy
Providence Health Plan and Providence Health Assurance comply with applicable federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. If you speak a language other than English, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you.