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HIPAA

Administrative Simplification Provision of Privacy Rule
HHS information on Administrative Simplification Component of Privacy Rule.
Analysis of HIPAA Privacy Rule by the American Health Information Management Association
Analysis of Final Rule for Standards of Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information
Association for Electronic Health Care Transactions
A Healthcare Association dedicated to supporting the use of EDI to improve and reduce the cost of health care.
CMS (The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.)
“HIPAA is the acronym for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is responsible for implementing various unrelated provisions of HIPAA, therefore HIPAA may mean different things to different people. Here's a directory of CMS's business activities with regard to HIPAA.” From this introductory page link to pages relating to HIPAA Insurance Reform and HIPAA Administrative Simplification.
Employer Questions and Answers About HIPAA
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services FAQ’s for employers on all aspects of HIPAA.
Fact Sheet by HHS On Modifications to Final Privacy Rule
The Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information (the Privacy Rule) took effect on April 14, 2001. The Privacy Rule creates national standards to protect individuals' personal health information and gives patients increased access to their medical records.
General Overview of HHS of Standards For Privacy Of Individually Identifiable Health Information
The following overview provides answers to general questions regarding the Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information (the Privacy Rule), promulgated by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996: Full Text of Public Law 104-191
Full text of HIPAA, enacted "to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve portability and continuity of health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets, to combat waste, fraud, and abuse in health insurance and health care delivery, to promote the use of medical savings accounts, to improve access to long-term care services and coverage, to simplify the administration of health insurance, and for other purposes."
HIPAA Frequently Asked Questions
Concerning the Deadline for Compliance with HIPAA Electronic Transactions Standards and Code Sets
HHS Releases Final Amendments to HIPAA Privacy Rule
Analysis & Comments on Major Changes to HIPAA Patient Privacy by Healthcare Legal Experts
 
HIPAA-REGS Listserv
"Subscribe to this list to be notified by e-mail when documents or events related to the HIPAA Administrative Simplification regulations (such as NPRMs) are published or posted."
Implementation Summary: 25-Point Action Overview
Phoenix Health Systems
Law and Regulation Affecting Healthcare Privacy and Data Security in California
Powerpoint Presentation in PDF format by Clark Stanton, Esq.,Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine given at HIPAA Summit West, June 2001.
News and Info From HIPAA Comply
HIPAA news collected from various organizations and government.
Office for Civil Rights - HIPAA
General information by HHS and informative links on HIPAA. Includes area to submit a question to HHS.
Privacy in Healthcare- Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information: Final Rule
Powerpoint Presentation in PDF format by William R. Braithwaite, MD, PhD, Robinsue Frohboese, JD, PhD, Linda Sanches, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services given at HIPAA Summit West, June 2001.
The Basics of EDI and HIPAA for Clinicians, Healthcare Executives and Trustees, Compliance Officers, Privacy Officers, and Legal Counsel
Powerpoint Presentation in PDF format by Jim Moynihan of McClure-Moynihan, Inc. given at HIPAA Summit West, June 2001.
The Role of CALINX in Healthcare Privacy and Data Security in California
Powerpoint Presentation in PDF format by David Hopkins, PhD, Director of Health Information Improvement,Pacific Business Group on Health given at HIPAA Summit West, June 2001.
Washington Publishing Company: Free downloads of HIPAA Implementation Guides.
"All HIPAA Implementation Guides are free when downloaded from this site. Prices listed are for bound copies. The entire collection is also available on CD-ROM. You must have a WPC Username and Log-in to download the HIPAA Transaction Standard Implementation Guides. If you do not have a WPC Username, Request one."
What You Need to Know About HIPAA Now
Article from the March 2001 issue of Family Practice Management, written by David C. Kibbe, MD, MBA.
Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange
Their goal is to improve health care through Electronic Commerce and to foster widespread support for the adoption of electronic commerce within health care.
 


 

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