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State Innovation and Implementation Resources


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The Current State of Sharing Behavioral Health Information in Health Information Exchanges

This paper describes the activities of the SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS), which promotes the development of integrated primary and behavioral health services to better ad...

Implementation Guidelines to Assure Security and Interoperability

ONC is releasing these guidelines― an update of prior programmatic guidance issued for the State HIE Program― to provide recommended policies and practices for health information service provider...

Health Care Professionals’ Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Guide

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a Federal law that sets national standards for how health care plans, health care clearinghouses, and most health care provid...

Emergency Readiness Resources

HHS has developed resources to help you learn more about ways to protect and access your patients’ electronic health information in an emergency.   Preparing for an emergency is part of providi...

HIPAA and Emergency Situations Resources

These pages address the release of protected health information for planning or response activities in emergency situations.  In addition, please view the Civil Rights Emergency Preparedness page...

Communicating with a Patient’s Family, Friends, or Others Involved in the Patient’s Care

This guide explains when a health care provider is allowed to share a patient’s health information with the patient’s family members, friends, or others identified by the patient as involved in th...

OCR Guidance Materials for Consumers

Most of us believe that our medical and other health information is private and should be protected, and we want to know who has this information. The Privacy Rule, a Federal law, gives you rights ove...

What Patients Need to Know about EHRs

Basic information about Health Information Technology and EHRs for Patients and Families...

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