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· Contents
· Summary
· Introduction
· Overview of the Privacy Rule
· The Privacy Rule and Public Health
· The Privacy Rule and Public Health Research
· The Privacy Rule and Other Laws
· Online Resources
· Acknowledgments
· References
· Appendix A
· Appendix B
   
· Privacy Rule Home
· Guidance for Public Health
· HIPAA Basic Facts
· FAQs              
· Privacy Rule Reading Room
· Privacy Rule Links
· Public Health Grand Rounds: HIPAA Privacy Rule

HIPAA Privacy Rule and Public Health

Guidance from CDC and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

MMWR, Volume 52, Early Release

 

Online Resources

References to non-DHHS sites on the Internet are provided as a service to MMWR readers and do not constitute or imply endorsement of these organizations or their programs by CDC or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CDC is not responsible for the content of these sites. URL addresses listed in MMWR were current as of the date of publication.

Federal Government Resources

DHHS Office for Civil Rights --- HIPAA guidelines
  http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa

CDC --- Privacy Rule guidelines
  http://www.cdc.gov/privacyrule

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  http://www.cms.gov/hipaa/
  http://www.cms.gov/hipaa/hipaa2/support/tools/decisionsupport/default.asp

Health Resources and Services Administration --- HIPAA
  http://www.hrsa.gov/website.htm

National Center for Health Statistics
  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/otheract/phdsc/phdsc.htm

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics
  http://www.ncvhs.hhs.gov/

National Health Information Infrastructure
  http://www.health.gov/ncvhs-nhii/

Indian Health Service --- HIPAA
  http://www.ihs.gov/AdminMngrResources/HIPAA/index.cfm

National Institutes of Health
  http://privacyruleandresearch.nih.gov

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration --- HIPAA
  http://www.samhsa.gov/hipaa/

State Government Resources

California
  http://www.dhs.ca.gov/hipaa/
  http://www.ohi.ca.gov/state/calohi/ohiHome.jsp
  http://www.dmh.ca.gov/hipaa/

Colorado
  http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/HIPAA/

Florida
  http://www.myflorida.com/myflorida/sto/hipaa/

Illinois
  http://www.state.il.us/dpa/hipaa.html

Kentucky
  http://chs.state.ky.us/dms/HIPAA/default.htm
  http://dmhmrs.chr.state.ky.us/hipaa.asp

Maryland
  http://www.mhcc.state.md.us/edi/hipaa/_hipaa.htm
  http://dhmh.state.md.us/HIPAA/

Minnesota
  http://www.dhs.state.mn.us/hipaa/

Missouri
  http://www.health.state.mo.us/HIPAA/

New York
  http://www.oft.state.ny.us/hipaa/index.htm

North Carolina
  http://dirm.state.nc.us/hipaa/

Ohio
  http://www.state.oh.us/hipaa/

Pennsylvania
  http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/omap/hipaa/omaphipaa.asp
  http://www.insurance.state.pa.us/html/hipaa.html

South Carolina
  http://www.hipaa.state.sc.us/

Texas
  http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/NDIS/NDISTaskForce.html 

Virginia
  http://www.dmas.state.va.us/hpa-home.htm

Wisconsin
  http://www.dhfs.state.wi.us/HIPAA/

Associations, Nonprofit Organizations, and Academic Resources

American Hospital Association --- HIPAA
  http://www.hospitalconnect.com/aha/key_issues/hipaa/resources/resources.html

American Medical Association --- HIPAA
  http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/4234.html

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials --- HIPAA
  http://www.astho.org/?template=hipaa.html

Georgetown University Health Privacy Project
  http://www.healthprivacy.org/

Joint Healthcare Information Technology Alliance
  http://www.jhita.org/

National Association of Health Data Organizations
  http://www.nahdo.org/

National Association of Insurance Commissioners
  http://www.naic.org/1privacy/initiatives/health_privacy.htm

National Governors Association --- HIPAA
  http://www.nga.org/center/topics/1,1188,C_CENTER_ISSUE^D_4324,00.html

North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance
  http://www.nchica.org/

Public Health Grand Rounds HIPAA Privacy Rule: Enhancing or Harming Public Health?
  http://www.publichealthgrandrounds.unc.edu/

Stanford University Medical School --- HIPAA
  http://www.med.stanford.edu/HIPAA/

Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange --- Strategic National Implementation Process
  http://www.wedi.org/snip/

 


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