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HIPAA External Resources

HIPAA Education Modules:

The federal Office of Civil Rights (OCR) released three modules for physicians on compliance with various aspects of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, available at (you need to sign up an account first):

1. Patient Privacy: A Guide for Providers  

2. HIPAA and You: Building a Culture of Compliance  

3. Examining Compliance with the HIPAA Privacy Rule   

The Medscape modules offer free Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits for physicians.  For more information, please visit

Omnibus HIPAA/HITECH Final Rule Overview

Registration is free of charge.To download the webinar recording you must first check the box next to the title and go through the process of "purchasing" ($0.00) the webinar.  Please read carefully and follow all instructions for downloading.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid

   HIPAA and ACA

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

American Medical Association (AMA)

Texas Department of State Health Services

IT Security

Want more external resources?  Choose General or Billing Compliance for more.