The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) consists of many components, from privacy and security, to health care access and tax-related health provisions.  This category provides information regarding the Title II component of HIPAA, specifically its provisions regarding the protection of identifiable, personal health information.  Includes information from many regulatory agencies, including the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).

*HIPAA Security Quick Start Tool Kit

The Quick Start Tool Kit provides a starting point for compliance with the standards within HIPAA's Security Rule.


Public Law 104-191 and Federal Register documents related to HIPAA

Administrative Simplification

General information, bulletins, and comment letters related to HIPAA

Privacy Rule

Various forms and compliance information related to HIPAA's Privacy Rule

Security Rule

Various resource guides and compliance information related to electronic PHI

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