University of Iowa Employee Health Clinic Confidentiality Policy

University of Iowa Employee Health Clinic (UEHC) values your privacy, and we are committed to protecting your personal information. Employee Health will not disclose information except as required by law or when there is a threat to the health and safety of employees or volunteers.

Release of Information

You may request specific information from University Employee Health Clinic.

UEHC does not fax information to external fax machines because of data security concerns. UEHC will, however, accept medical information via fax: 319-384-9697.

To request a copy of your records from UEHC, please include your name, birth date, information you are requesting (such as immunization or TB information), and an address for where it is to be sent. UEHC will mail the requested information if you are no longer employed here, or you can pick up the requested information at the UEHC reception desk during work hours. If there are multiple requests within a year, there is a minimal fee payable by check only to cover copying costs.

Compliance Status

UEHC may share your compliance status with your supervisor to let them know if policy requirements have been met. We will not disclose specific diagnoses or other medical information such as lab test results. This is in accordance with the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Departmental Human Resource Personnel will monitor employee compliance. The department will follow up with the employee to ensure appropriate compliance requirements.