For further reading and viewing please visit one of the following resource pages.


An Introductory Resource Guide for Implementing the HIPAA Security Rule
National Institute of Standards and Technology  

Breach Notification Rule
Department of Health & Human Services

Frequently Asked Questions – HIPAA
Department of Health & Human Services  

Guide to Privacy and Security of Health Information
The Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology  

HIPAA YouTube Channel
Department of Health & Human Services

Health Information Privacy and Security: A 10 Step Plan

Integrating Privacy and Security Into Your Practice

Notice of Privacy Practices
Department of Health & Human Services

Security Risk Assessment

Security Rule Guidance Material
Department of Health & Human Services 

Summary of the HIPAA Privacy Rule:
Department of Health & Human Services

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

Office for Civil Rights

State Breach Notification Laws

State Breach Notification Laws

Patient Consent for eHIE

Summary of Selected Federal Laws and Regulations Addressing Confidentiality, Privacy and Security

NIST Resources

Guide for Conducting Risk Assessments

Guide to Storage Encryption Technologies for End User Devices

Standard Developing Organization

American Dental Association

Health Level Seven

National Council for Prescription Drug Programs

National Uniform Billing Committee

National Uniform Claim Committee

American National Standards Institute 

Associated Links

Homecare and Hospice (NAHC)
Homecare and Hospice counsel
Homecare and Hospice agencies by state
Listing of palliative care organizations by state
American Counseling Association, state “Braches
American Osteopathic Association, State chapters
National Association of Community Health Centers
Association of Orthopedic Executives
American College of Healthcare executive
State Chiropractor Associations
State Dental Boards
Physical Therapists
Medical Practice Managers
American Health Information Management Association
Health Information Management & Systems Society Hospitals by state

HHS Resources

Integrating Privacy and Security into your Practice ONC Guide to Privacy and Security of Health Information
ONC Security Risk Analysis Myths and Facts Factsheet CMS Stage 1 Meaningful Use Core Measure 15 – Conduct a security risk analysis. Key HIPAA privacy and security provisions in the economic stimulus package Breach Guidance

CMS publishes HIPAA 5010 information Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act Includes guidance from HHS regarding technologies and methodologies that make protected health information unusable, unreadable or indecipherable to unauthorized individuals

 HHS FAQs on

Medical Privacy