Policy Manual


Storage of Information on Non-Agency Owned Devices      

Type: Policy                 Category: Information Technology                 Level: Community Care 

Parties: Community Care employees, contractees, interns, and volunteers

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Supporting References: HIPAA Security Rule 164.310

Parent Effective Date Approval Level Revision Dates Last Reviewed
6.ME.19  4-1-2005  Board    2-21-2005
Related Document Code Related Document Name Type
6.MEF.2 Authorization to Store Confidential or Proprietary Information on Electronic Equipment not under theControl of Community Care: Foster Homes Form

Policy:  Those performing services for Community Care will store confidential or proprietary information pertaining to Community Care, its providers or its clients, only on Agency-owned or maintained computers and peripherals. Exceptions to this policy will be made by the program supervisor only when the Authorization to Store Proprietary Confidential Data is agreed to, signed by both the program supervisor and the service provider, is on file with the Quality Assurance and Compliance department and compliance with its requirements are met. Employees who violate this policy may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination as described in Community Care Policy 7.ME.20, Disciplinary Procedures & Dismissal for Cause.