HHS - Office for Civil Rights - HIPAA
The official central governmental hub for all HIPAA issues, including rules, standards and implementation guides.
The law, identifiers, transactions, enforcement, security, privacy, code sets, industry discussion/collaboration, and other resources.
HIPAA Administrative Simplification
The official source for information about the Administrative Simplification portions of HIPAA.
Medical Resources: A Guide to HIPAA
Further resources for HIPAA information.
AHA: HIPAA Home Page
The American Hospital Association represents and serves all types of hospitals, and advocates for national health care policy development, legislative and regulatory debates, and judicial matters.
PL 104-91 is Public Law 104-91, which amended the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to "...improve portability and continuity of health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets, to combat waste, fraud, and abuse in health insurance and health care delivery, to promote the use of medical savings accounts, to improve access to long-term care services and coverage, to simplify the administration of health insurance, and for other purposes."
HIPAA Privacy Rule and Public Health Guidance from CDC
CDC information regarding HIPAA and protected health information (PHI) as it pertains to such issues as public health surveillance, program evaluation, terrorism preparedness, outbreak investigations, direct health services, and public health research.
Fact Sheet - The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Fact sheet on HIPAA regulations provided by the Department of Labor.
Resources for health care organization trying to comply with privacy and security regulations of HIPAA.
U.S. Department of Labor
Information from the U.S. Department of Labor on HIPAA.
HIPAA - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
The final HIPAA rule titled "Standards for Electronic Transactions," published in the Federal Register on August 17, 2000.
A HIPAA Glossary
Gives general definitions of HIPAA-related terms.
Health Hippo - HIPAA
Policy and regulatory materials related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
HIPAA HITECH - The HIPAA HITECH Act addresses the privacy and security concerns associated with the electronic transmission of health information.