Where can I find information about HIPAA, health information privacy or security rules?
Guidance Materials for Consumers
The following materials are found on the Office for Civil Rights website and are available to assist patients and families in understanding HIPAA privacy rights and procedures.
Your Health Information Privacy Rights (PDF - 2 pages)
Privacy and Your Health Information (PDF - 2 pages)
Employers and Health Information in the Workplace
- FAQs about Personal Representatives and Minors
Frequently asked questions about the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules can be found on the HIPAA Frequently Asked Questions site. For additional information about health information privacy, please visit the Office for Civil Rights’ website.
Guidance Materials for Covered Entities (Health Care Provider, Health Plan, or Health Care Clearinghouse)
Guidance on Significant Aspects of the Privacy Rule
Guidance on How to Comply with the Security Rule
Security Risks to Electronic Health Information from Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Applications
Fast Facts for Covered Entities
Provider Guide: Communicating With a Patient's Family, Friends, or Other Persons Identified by the Patient (PDF - 5 pages)
Guidance on the Application of FERPA and HIPAA to Student Health Records (PDF - 13 pages)
Frequently Asked Questions About Family Medical History Information (PDF - 2 pages)
Frequently Asked Questions About the Disposal of Protected Health Information (PDF - 4 pages)
Sample Business Associate Contract