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    Office for Civil Rights - HIPAA: Medical Privacy
    This page chronicles the development and implementation of the Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information applicable to entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability ... Details >
    Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Common Privacy Myths  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    With the new federal laws protecting the privacy of health information, there has been much confusion and misinformation. This document covers the truths to some of these common myths, including healt... Details >
    American Health Information Management Association
    Confidentiality of Patient Records  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    This document discusses the AMA's policy on supporting the basic right of patients to privacy of their medical information and their right to control access to their information.... Details >
    American Medical Association
    Federal Trade Commission Privacy Initiatives
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is educating consumers and businesses about the importance of personal information privacy. Read more about the FTC's efforts at this web site.... Details >
    Federal Trade Commission
    Health Privacy: Resources  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    This page provides links to documents, reports, fact sheets, testimony, journal articles, and other publications and resources on health privacy.... Details >
    Health Privacy Project
    HIPAA Basics: Medical Privacy in the Electronic Age  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) sets the standard for privacy in the electronic age where health industry, government, and public interests often prevail over the patie... Details >
    Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
    HIPAA OnLine
    An interactive tool provided by the Federal Government that answers your questions on getting and continuing health coverage during events such as losing or changing jobs, pregnancy, moving, or divorc... Details >
    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    How to File a Health Information Privacy Complaint with the Office for Civil Rights
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    If you believe that a person, agency or organization covered under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Privacy Rule ("a covered entity") violated your (or someone else's ) health i... Details >
    Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Internet Do's and Don'ts for Kids
    This web site is designed to educate children about the rules of the Internet. The information is presented in a fun way, using educational games and stories. Topics covered include computer hacking, ... Details >
    U.S. Department of Justice
    KIDZ Privacy
    The focus of this site is on protecting children's' privacy while they're online. This web site is designed for use by children, parents, web site administrators and members of the general public. Th... Details >
    Federal Trade Commission
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    Federal Trade Commission
    National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    American Health Information Management AssociationExternal Links Disclaimer Logo
    American Medical AssociationExternal Links Disclaimer Logo
    California HealthCare Foundation External Links Disclaimer Logo
    Health Privacy ProjectExternal Links Disclaimer Logo
    National Association of Health Data OrganizationsExternal Links Disclaimer Logo
    Privacy Rights ClearinghouseExternal Links Disclaimer Logo

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