HIPAA Hybrid Designation
The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) operates as a hybrid entity under HIPAA. A hybrid entity is an organization that performs both covered and non-covered business operations under HIPAA and has designated which offices operate as covered health care components. State confidentiality laws continue to apply to all Offices within TDH.
For more information regarding TDH’s status as a hybrid entity under HIPAA follow the link below to view TDH’s Hybrid policy: