Detailed Background Information and Contacts on Medical Privacy Declaration Forms

Healthcare Services || Financial Services || Home Health Agencies (OASIS)

HEALTH CARE SERVICES:

Final Medical Privacy Rule (pdf)

Important Definitions (HIPAA): The Federal Medical Privacy Rule

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - answers to 189 questions (find 1/3 down the page)

Public Comments on Final Rule (find 2/3 down the page)

Proposed Regulation (November 3, 1999) - see HHS on Federal Register page

Public Comments on Proposed Rule (search by organization or section)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administrative Simplification website

HHS Secretary Donna Shalala's Privacy Recommendations to Congress, September 11, 1997

HHS Office for Civil Rights (responsible for enforcement)

CCHC MEDICAL PRIVACY DECLARATION FORM


FINANCIAL SERVICES:
Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act: Medical and Financial Data Use and Disclosure Law

Federal Register (proposed and final federal regulations/notices)

Final rule - Federal Register page, 76 pp, June 1, 2000

Final Rule-Joint, June 1, 2000 ( Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Federal Reserve System, Thrift Supervision Office (OTS), Office of Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), U.S. Department of Treasury) PDF format

Final Rule - FDIC Access

Final Rule-Security Exchange Commission, June 22, 2000

Proposed Rule - Federal Register Page, February 22, 2000

Proposed Rule-Joint (PDF only), 48 pp, February 22, 2000

National Association of Insurance Commissioners - NAIC-GLB

Questions? Contact:

FDIC: James K. Baebel, Senior Review Examiner, Division of Compliance and Consumer Affairs, 202-736-0141

Federal Reserve Board: Oliver I. Ireland, Associate General Counsel 202-452-3625

OCC: Amy Friend, Assistant Chief Counsel, 202-874-5200

OTS: Christine Harrington, Counsel 202-906-7957

G-L-B DECLARATION FORM


HOME HEALTH AGENCIES:
The OASIS Home Health Data Collection System

Proposed Rule, March 10, 1997

Final Rule - Federal Register page, Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA)

Final Rule, Part 1 (Conditions of Participation), 38 pp, January 25, 1999 PDF format

Final Rule, Part 2 (Reporting Requirements), 26 pp, January 25, 1999 PDF format (17 pp)

Revised Final Rule - Federal Register Page, HCFA , June 18, 199

Revisions to Final Rule, June 18, 1999 PDF format

Privacy Notice, June 18, 1999 PDF format

Questions? Contact:

Mary Weakland, Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (the new name for HCFA), 410-786-6835.

Send Comments by Mail:

Steve Pelovitz
Certification and Survey Director
Mail Stop S2-12-25
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
7500 Security Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21244

OASIS DECLARATION FORM