Below you will find resources on the Health Information Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA).
This 2016 document provides an orientation to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) for Part C and Part B 619 agencies, programs, and service providers. Through answering frequently asked questions DaSy receives about HIPAA, the document highlights aspects of HIPAA most relevant to IDEA early childhood programs.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. This link will provide information about the protection of individually identifiable information and the rights granted to individuals.
Illinois Department of Human Services provides a description of the primary intent and purpose of this law. Also, this site includes forms related to HIPAA, including "Request to File a Complaint" and "Notice of Privacy Practices."