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How to File a Health Information Privacy Complaint

Health Information Privacy Complaint Form [PDF]

Interim final rule: Civil Money Penalties: Procedures for Investigations, Imposition of Penalties, and Hearings [PDF]

 
 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

The Privacy Rule

HIPAA Statute

The Security Rule

Identifier Standards

What is the Privacy Rule and why has HHS issued regulations?

Privacy Rule Summary [PDF]

HIPAA Glossary & Acronyms

 
 

SMALL PROVIDERS & BUSINESSES

 

HIPAA essentials outline

HIPAA Checklist

OCR Summary - HIPAA Privacy Rule

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I a covered entity?

Covered Entity Flowchart

 
 

HIPAA - Related Links

 

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

The Privacy Rule and Public Health (CDC)

The Privacy Rule and Research (NIH)

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS)

Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange

Portability of Health Coverage - Dept. of Labor

Full List of HIPAA-Related Links

 
 

For Consumers

 

Fact Sheet: Protecting the Privacy of Patients' Health Information

 

Security Standards for the Protection of Electronic Protected Health Information

 
  HIPAA Related Links

Visit the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Research web site

This Web site has been developed to provide the research community with information about the HIPAA Privacy Rule and how it might affect research.

Visit the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid:

For the final HIPAA Security Standards

For information on other HIPAA Administrative Simplification regulations

Visit the HHS HIPAA Administrative Simplification Web site

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) advises the Secretary on implementation of the Administrative Simplification provisions of HIPAA. Visit the NCVHS Web site for the Committee's calendar of meetings and latest reports and recommendations.

Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange

Portability of Health Coverage - _Dept. of Labor

 
 
 

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