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 Medscape.org (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 http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy.
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. www.wedi.org
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid CMS.gov
HIPAA and ACA
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services hhs.gov
Summary of the HIPAA Privacy Rule
Summary of the HIPAA Security Rule
HITECH Breach Notification Interim Final Rule
American Medical Association (AMA) ama-assn.org/
HIPAA Privacy & Security Toolkit: Helping your practice meet new compliance requirements
HIPAA Security Rule: Frequently asked questions regarding encryption of personal health
Texas Department of State Health Services dshs.state.tx.us
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