HIPAA Links


HIPAA Home Page
Department of Health and Human Service’s (HHS) homepage for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996.
http://www.cms.hhs.gov/HIPAAGenInfo/

 

Office of Civil Rights
Homepage for HHS’s Office of Civil Rights, which oversees compliance with the HIPAA Privacy & Security rules.
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa/

 

Analysis: HIPAA Privacy Rule
A section-by-section analysis of the HIPAA Privacy rule by Bricker and Eckler, LLP, for the Ohio State Medical Association.
http://www.bricker.com/hipaa/hipaaindex.asp

 

State Laws on Health Privacy
Health Privacy Project Web site, which contains detailed information on individual state laws on health privacy.
http://www.healthprivacy.org

 

Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.hhs.gov

 

HIPAA Security

Computer Security Resource Center
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC) contains a series of publications addressing computer information security.
http://www.csrc.nist.gov

 

Strategic National Implementation Process
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) Strategic National Implementation Process (SNIP) contains information on voluntary regional organizations that have been formed to address HIPAA issues.
http://www.snip.wedi.org

 

INFOSYSSEC 
The Security Portal for Information System Security Professionals (INFOSYSSEC) Web site contains information and publications on Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning.
http://www.infosyssec.net/infosyssec/buscon1.htm

 

The SANS Institute
The SANS Institute offers HIPAA Security books, security checklists, alerts, etc. (registration required).
http://www.sans.org

 

Office of Civil Rights
Homepage for HHS’s Office of Civil Rights, which oversees compliance with the HIPAA Privacy & Security rules.
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa/

HIPAA Security Rule Page