Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)

The following Web sites provide information about HIPAA and how you can ensure your procedures are in compliance:

Web Site Name Brief Description of Contents from Web Site
DHHS/CMS Department of Health and Human Services/Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  HIPAA – General Information The law and DHHS, identifiers, transactions, enforcement, security, privacy, code sets, industry collaboration and other resources.
DHHS/Office for Civil Rights – HIPAA Department of Health and Human Services/Office for Civil Rights. Medical Privacy – National Standards to Protect the Privacy of Personal Health Information
HIPAA (Wikipedia) Information on HIPAA from Wikipedia.
DOL – HIPAA Department of Labor.  Portability of Health Coverage (HIPAA).
HIPAA Advisory New to HIPAA? The road to compliance starts here…
PUBLIC LAW 104-191 The actual text of the legislation.