Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

Notice of Privacy Practices

What does HIPAA stand for?

Answer: HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and includes six complex regulations that aim at standardizing health care transactions, code sets, patient privacy and security.

HIPAA compliance is the responsibility of everyone who works with Rakai Therapeutics, including employees, physicians, volunteers and contractors.

HIPAA External Resources

www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa  – Office of Civil Rights Website
www.hipaasummit.com  – HIPAA Summit Website
www.hcmarketplace.com  – HcPro’s HealthCare MarketPlace
www.hipaaadvisory.com  – HIPAA Advisory Website
www.cms.gov  – Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
www.ahima.org  – American Health Information Management Association
www.himss.org/asp/index.asp  – Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society