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Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner

Health Information Privacy and Management Act

The Health Information Privacy and Management Act (HIPMA) came into force on August 31, 2016.

The purposes of the HIPMA are to establish strong and effective mechanisms to protect personal health information, establish rules for the collection, use, disclosure, security and management of personal health information, provide individuals with the right to access their personal health information or request the correction of inaccuracies, establish the Yukon Health Information Network, and provide an independent source to provide advice, resolve complaints and make recommendations in respect of custodian’s responsibilities under HIPMA. 

Please click here to access the full Act and Regulations.