HIPAA Links By Category


General
American Health Information Management Association A professional association that represents educated health information management professionals who work throughout the healthcare industry.
 
American Health Lawyers Association Provides news about the latest developments in health law and useful, timely analyses of the issues that affect health law professionals.
 
California Office of HIPAA Implementation California Office of HIPAA Implementation (CalOHI) Web Site.
 
County Issues Workgroup Directory A CalOHI website for HIPAA Statewide Workgroups to share information, ask questions and develop a network with others.
 
FirstGov A search engine for government websites that provide the public with easy, one-stop access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources.  The link takes you to a search result of "HIPAA".
 
HIPAAcomply The definitive source for up-to-date information regarding HIPAA security & privacy compliance.
 
National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics The Public Advisory Body to the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The Committee serves as a forum for interaction with interested private sector groups on a variety of key health data issues.
 
National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) Creates and promotes data interchange standards for the pharmacy services sector of the health care industry. 
 
U.S. Department of Health and Human, Services Administrative Simplification (DHHS)
 
U.S. Department of Health and Human, Services Administrative Simplification.
 
Privacy   
Health Privacy Project Institute working on raising public awareness of the importance of ensuring health privacy in order to improve health care access and quality, both on an individual and a community level.
 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-Privacy HHS Guidance and Fact Sheet on Final Privacy Rule. HHS Office is responsible for implementing and enforcing the privacy regulations.
 
Security   
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-Security Security Standards – HHS Proposed Rule published in the Federal Register on 8/12/98. Comment period ended October 13, 1998
 
Standard  
Accredited Standards Committee X12 The Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) X12 develops standards for cross-industry electronic exchange of business information.
 
Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission EHNAC establishes criteria for measuring the performance of clearinghouse and value-added networks.
 
Health Level Seven Health Level Seven is an ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organization (SDOs) which produces standards in clinical and administrative data.
 
National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC) Develops a standardized data set for use by the non-institutional health care community to transmit claim and encounter information to and from all third-party payers. NUCC is one of the organizations to be consulted by the American National Standards.