The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), enacted on August 21, 1996 as Public Law 104-191, authorized the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop security standards to prevent inadvertent or intentional unauthorized use or disclosure of any health information that is electronically maintained or used in an electronic transmission.
The law, identifiers, transactions, enforcement, security, privacy, code sets, industry discussion/collaboration, and other resources.
Responsible for implementing various unrelated provisions of HIPAA, therefore HIPAA may mean different things to different people. Includes a directory of CMS's business activities with regard to HIPAA.
Since 1951, the Joint Commission evaluates and accredits nearly 17,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, not-for-profit organization, JCAHO is the nation's predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.
HIPAA compliant software solutions such as secure email, secure gateway, and HIPAA compliance information.
Web-based subscription service which assists with HIPAA compliance.
The complete reference text of HIPAA in direct browsable format. From LegalArchiver.org.
New York full service computer integrator, Information Technology and Security Solutions, specializing in Hipaa Compliance Services
Offers online employee training solutions for HIPAA compliance.
Offers a series of HIPAA related products and services.