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 http://www.acenet.edu
For resources, click on "Compliance/HIPAA"
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.