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    Index to Section-by-Section Documentation of the HIPAA Regulations

    Included here is a section-by-section compilation of the documentation for the HIPAA privacy and security regulations as it appeared in the Federal Register, including the actual regulation, the HHS description and the HHS response to comments received regarding that particular section of the regulations.

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    The regulations included in the section-by-section compilation include:

    A Listing of and Links to the Guidance Documents on HIPAA Privacy From HHS

    The Section-by-Section Compilation

    Introductory Material

     

    Relationship to Other Federal Laws

     

    Part 160 General Administrative Requirements

     

    General Provisions
    Subpart A

    Statutory Basis and Purpose - Section 160.101
    Applicability - Section 160.102
    Definitions - Section 160.103 Compliance Dates for Implementation of New or Modified Standards and Implementation Specifications - Section 160.105

     

     

    Preemption of State Law
    Subpart B

     

     

     

    Compliance and Enforcement
    Subpart C

     

     

     

    Imposition of Civil Money Penalties
    Subpart D

    Not included in the section-by-section. The text is available here. The January 2013 HIPAA rules include some revisions to this subpart.

     

     

     

    Procedures For Hearing
    Subpart E

    Not included in the section-by-section. The text is available here. The January 2013 HIPAA rules include some revisions to this subpart.

     

     

    Part 164 Security and Privacy

     

     

    General Provisions
    Subpart A

     

     

     

     

    Security Standards for the Protection of Electronic Protected Health Information
    Subpart C

     

     

     


    Notification in the Case of Breach of Unsecured Protected Health Information
    Subpart D

     

     

    Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information
    Subpart E

     

     

    Applicability - Section 164.500

     

     

    Definitions
    Section 164.501

     

     

     

    General Rules for Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information
    Section 164.502

     

     

    Uses and Disclosures - Organizational Requirements - Component Entities, Affiliated Entities, Business Associates and Group Health Plans
    Section 164.504

     

     

     

    Uses and Disclosures to Carry Out Treatment, Payment or Health Care Operations
    Section 164.506

     

     

     

    Uses and Disclosures For Which an Authorization is Required
    Section 164.508

     

     

     

    Uses and Disclosures Requiring an Opportunity for the Individual to Agree or to Object
    Section 164.510

     

     

     

    Uses and Disclosures for Which an Authorization or Opportunity to Agree or Object is Not Required
    Section 164.512

     

     

     

     

    Other Requirements Relating to Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information
    Section 164.514

     

     

     

    Notice of Privacy Practices for Protected Health Information
    Section 164.520

     

     

     

     

    Rights to Request Privacy Protection for Protected Health Information
    Section 164.522

     

     

     

     

    Access of Individuals to Protected Health Information
    Section 164.524

     

     

     

     

    Amendment of Protected Health Information
    Section 164.526

     

     

     

     

     

    Accounting of Disclosures of Protected Health Information
    Section 164.528

     

     

     

    The Administrative Requirements
    Section 164.530

     

     

     

    Transition Provisions - Section 164.532

     

     

    Compliance Dates - Section 164.534