Helping Entities Implement Privacy and Security Protections
HIPAA Basics for Providers: Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules
Medicare Learning Network® (MLN), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
OCR has partnered with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop “HIPAA Basics for Providers: Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules.” This fact sheet is designed to assist health care providers and others in understanding their obligations under the HIPAA Rules, and offers quick and easy links to important HIPAA resources located on the OCR website.
OCR has six educational programs for health care providers on compliance with various aspects of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. Each of these programs is available with free Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits for physicians and Continuing Education (CE) credits for health care professionals. They are available at Medscape.org and on OCR’s Medscape Destination page: