Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (PDF)
Text of the original legislation

Guidelines for Academic Medical Centers on Security and Privacy
Association of American Medical Colleges

The National HIPAA Summit Conference Series
Past presentations on HIPAA

OCR Guidance Explaining Significant Aspects of the Privacy Rule From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Impact of the HIPAA Privacy Rule on Academic Research (PDF)
American Council on Education; home page
For resources, click on “Compliance/HIPAA”

DSHS HIPAA Project Links
Washington State Department of Social & Health Services; includes link to states’ HIPAA sites

HIPAA Training Site
MedStar Research Institute

Office of Civil Rights
Web site of the Office for Civil Rights, the HHS component responsible for implementing and enforcing the privacy regulations.

Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange
A collaborative industry-wide organization made up of federal government, provider, payer, vendor, consumer and standards developing organization representatives organized to improve health care through electronic commerce. The site includes HIPAA privacy resources.

Related University Resources

Information Security Web Site

University Policy Page

Technology Policy Web Site