HIPAA and newsgathering cases & resources

Tuesday, July 20, 2004

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

HIPAA statute

HIPAA is codified at 42 U.S.C. Sect. 1320d-6.

The implementing regulations can be found at 45 C.F.R. Sects. 160, 164.

Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights HIPAA page

Medical privacy vs. the public interest: A reporter's guide, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

RTNDA's Guide to Health Coverage under HIPAA

“Understanding HIPAA: A brief overview — A primer by the Freedom of Information & Advocacy Committee of the Association of Health Care Journalists”