HIPAA RESOURCES -- 03/27/2003
CMS -- Products / Resources
- Website -
https://www.cms.gov/hipaageninfo/ - Answers to Frequently Asked Questions, links to other HIPAA sites, and information on the law, regulations, and enforcement are located here.
- HIPAA Administration Simplification Educational Materials
https://www.cms.gov/hipaageninfo/ - Contains education materials, information series for providers, checklists, videos, and roundtable transcripts.
Both listserves are operated by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services as a free Service.
- Regulations -
https://www.cms.gov/hipaageninfo/ - Sign up to receive Email notification when proposed or final rules on HIPAA have been published in the Federal Register. The Federal Register is the place where the government, upon passing a law, tells the public how the law will be implemented.
- Outreach -
http://list.nih.gov/archives/hipaa-outreach-l.html - Sign up here to receive free notices on HIPAA announcements, new tools and educational material, and related information.
- CMS Medicaid HIPAA web address -
- Medicare free / low cost billing software -
https://www.cms.gov/hipaageninfo/ - If you bill Medicare, there is software available to you free or for a small charge. This software is designed only for Medicare claims. Check the above link for the appropriate contact in your state for more information.
CMS Contact Information
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
- HHS’ Office for Civil Rights (Privacy) -
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/ - The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights oversees the privacy requirements.