College of American Pathologists

HIPAA Resources

Updated November 3, 2003


Related Web Sites

There are many Web sites available that provide information about the rule and its impact. These sites provide additional detail you may need.

Note: The following links will take you outside the College's Web site.

CMS Resources on the Administrative Simplification provisions of HIPAA
The Administrative Simplification provisions of HIPAA include: Electronic Transactions and Code Sets, Security, Unique Identifiers and Privacy.

HHS resources on the HIPAA Privacy rule
Contains the OCR Summary of the HIPAA Privacy Rule, and Guidance Explaining Significant Aspects of the Privacy Rule.

HIPAA EDI Practice Management System Directory
This directory is intended to assist medical practices locate important information, supplied by practice management and billing systems vendors, on HIPAA transactions and code sets implementation, testing, and certification.

Protecting Personal Health Information in Research: Understanding the HIPAA Privacy Rule
Provided by the NIH, this information will better help you understand your obligations when conducting research, and how to handle research requests you receive.

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