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:
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.
HHS/OCR Omnibus Rule Summer Webinar Series
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Workgroup for Electronic Date Interchange (WEDI) have launched a series of co-sponsored webinars on various aspects of the Omnibus HIPAA Rulemaking. These virtual sessions are scheduled for June 14th, June 28th, July 17th and July 26th from 12:00 - 01:30 PM CST on the following topics:
Registration is free of charge and available on the WEDI website.
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
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services hhs.gov
American Medical Association (AMA) ama-assn.org/
Texas Department of State Health Services dshs.state.tx.us
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