Useful Links

GOVERNMENT

Department Of Health and Human Services
http://aspe.hhs.gov/admnsimp/

Office of Civil Rights, Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa/

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
http://cms.hhs.gov/hipaa/hipaa2/default.asp

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics
http://ncvhs.hhs.gov

General Accounting Office
http://www.gao.gov/

HIPAA Standards:  Dual Code Sets are Acceptable for Reporting Medical Procedures (GAO-02-796), August 8, 2002
http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d02796.pdf

National Conference of State Legislatures
http://www.ncsl.org/

DATA AND TRANSACTIONS STANDARD ORGANIZATIONS

AMA (CPT) CPT® (Current Procedural Terminology)
http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/3113.html

ANSI ASC X12N HIPAA Implementation Guides
http://hipaa.wpc-edi.com/HIPAA_40.asp

Designated Standards Maintenance Organizations
http://www.hipaa-dsmo.org/

Accredited Standards Committee X12
http://www.x12.org/

Health Level Seven
http://www.hl7.org/

National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
http://www.ncpdp.org/

National Uniform Billing Committee
http://www.nubc.org/

National Uniform Claim Committee
http://www.nucc.org/

ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/otheract/icd9/maint/maint.htm

Official code revision packages, which are referred to as addenda, are available at the following site http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/datawh/ftpserv/ftpicd9/ftpicd9.htm

Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange
http://www.wedi.org/

OTHER ELECTRONIC DATA-RELATED ORGANIZATIONS

Association for Electronic Health Care Transactions
http://www.afehct.org/

Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission
http://www.ehnac.org/default.html

North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance, Inc.
http://www.nchica.org/

Rx2000 Institute
http://www.rx2000.org/

PROFESSIONAL AND TRADE ASSOCIATIONS

American Health Information Management Association
http://www.ahima.org/

American Medical Informatics Association
http://www.amia.org/

American Health Lawyers Associations
http://healthlawyers.org/

College of Healhcare Information Management Executives
http://cio-chime.org/default.html

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)
http://hcca-info.org/

Healthcare Information Management Systems Society
http://www.himss.org/

Internet Healthcare Coalition
http://www.ihealthcoalition.org/

Joint Healthcare Information Technology Alliance
http://www.jhita.org/
AHIMA, AMIACHIME, and HIMSS joined together to form the JHITA with the intent of a wide variety of objectives related to the common good of the Alliance members.  This site includes a Legislative/Regulatory Issues Report and a calendar of meetings and educational events.

International Association of Privacy Professionals
http://www.privacyassociation.org

AHA'S STRATEGIC ALLIANCES

Claredi
http://www.claredi.com

Computer Associates International, Inc.
http://www.ca.com

Ernst & Young, LLP
http://www.ey.com/us/hipaa

Hogan & Hartson, LLP
http://www.hhlaw.com

COMPLEMENTARY NEWS AND INFORMATION RESOURCES

Beacon Partners
http://www.hipaacomply.com/

Phoenix Health Systems
http://www.phoenixhealth.com/

CONSUMER ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS

Health Privacy Project
http://healthprivacy.org

Electronic Privacy Information Center
http://epic.org

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