University of Michigan Work Connections Illness and Injury Assistance

Confidentiality

Health information you or your treatment professionals provide to Work Connections remains confidential. Maintaining appropriate confidentiality of health information is a fundamental principle of the program. Your health information will be released only in the following circumstances:

You may voluntarily choose at any time to discuss a medical situation with your supervisor or co-workers. This is a personal choice and is not required. In many cases, though, sharing this information may lead to a great deal of support and encouragement.

Your health information belongs to you, and the university will guard it appropriately. This means that: