Fort Hays State University > About FHSU > Division of Student Affairs > Student Health Center > Confidentiality
Your medical records at the Student Health Center are confidential.
University administrators, faculty, staff, parents, spouses, friends and partners do not have the right to read, copy, or in any way get information about your visits to the Student Health Center. Medical information is released only when you sign a form allowing us to release specific information. Sometimes, the law requires us to release information for government programs or statistics. Additionally, we are required by law to release information in the following situations:
These are the only times that information is released without your written consent. If you have questions or concerns regarding confidentiality, please contact us.
The FHSU Student Health Center follows the rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
Learn more about your Patient Rights and Responsibilities and view our HIPAA Consent Form.