Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner
The Health Information Privacy and Management Act
Fri, Sep 02, 2016
WHITEHORSE – The Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) released the following statement today after the Yukon Government announced that the Health Information Privacy and Management Act and regulations became law in Yukon on August 31, 2016.
On August 31, 2016, the Health Information Privacy and Management Act (HIPMA) and regulations were brought into force in Yukon. I encourage those who are subject to HIPMA and Yukoners whose privacy is protected by it to take a few moments to learn about HIPMA’s key features.
See the IPC's Key Features of HIPMA for Custodians and Yukoners document for more details.
For more information about the role of the IPC or HIPMA, visit the Office of the IPC’s website at www.ombudsman.yk.ca or contact the Office as follows.
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
Suite 201, 211 Hawkins Street
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1X3
T: 867-667-8468 or toll free at 1-800-661-0408 ext. 8468