HIPAA Information Center
Comprehensive HIPAA Sites
Government HIPAA Sites
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administrative Simplification
The administrative simplification provisions of HIPAA are intended to make possible the standardized, electronic transmission of health care transactions, including claims.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR)
OCR is responsible for the enforcement of the HIPAA Privacy Rule
An interactive tool, provided by the Federal Government, which helps answer your questions about health coverage and your rights and protections under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act(HIPAA)
Designated Standard Maintenance Organizations
The Department of Health and Human Services has selected the following private organizations to develop, maintain, and modify transaction standards required by HIPAA
(See the news release).
- American Dental Association
Responsible for transactions in the field of dentistry.
- Health Level 7 (HL 7)
Responsible for "interoperability between healthcare information systems"
- National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
Responsible for transactions in the field of pharmacy.
- National Uniform Billing Committee
Responsible for UB-92 claims.
- National Uniform Claim Committee
responsible for "non-institutional health care" and third-party payers. Chaired by the American Medical Association.
- WEDI / SNIP
- Washington Publishing Company
Official source for the ANSI ASC X12N HIPAA Transaction Standard Implementation Guides.
Other New York State Agencies/Departments HIPAA Websites
New York State Department of Health HIPAA Website (Privacy)
New York State Office for Technology Central HIPAA Coordination Project
New York State Education Department HIPAA Page
New York State Office of Mental Health HIPPA Information Center
HIPAA Vendors and Solutions
HIPAA.ORG EDI Practice Management System Directory
Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchenge-HIPAA Vendors and Solutions
Upstate Medicare Division - Directory of HIPAA Vendors
Empire Medicare Services - Certified HIPAA Vendors
Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association - HIPAA Vendors\Consultants
New York State Medicaid is providing this HIPAA vendor directory listing as a service to healthcare organizations, and the public. We have made no effort to determine that the consultant or vendor is a legitimate source of HIPAA services, each entity must conduct its own thorough review of the vendor or consultant prior to retaining that consultant or vendor. The opinions or advice given or actions taken or not taken by the consultant or vendor are the sole responsibility of that consultant or vendor. New York State Medicaid expressly disclaims all liability for any actions taken or not taken by the entity based upon any or all advice given or any service provided by the consultant or vendor to that entity.