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Where can I find more information about complying with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) while implementing an EHR system?

Where can I find more information about complying with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) while implementing an EHR system?

There are many online resources where providers can find information on HIPAA. The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is tasked with administering HIPAA, and their website provides numerous resources to assist providers in understanding these important regulations. In addition, here are two OCR resources that provide a good starting point for understanding HIPAA:

Your local REC can also assist you in understanding your obligations under HIPAA by providing technical assistance and resources. Find an REC near you.