Not unless the organization maintaining the tissue repository conducts some [...]
Covered entities under HIPAA are health care clearinghouses, certain health [...]
I’m an employer that offers a fully insured group health plan for my employees. Is the fully insured group health plan subject to all of the Privacy Rule provisions?
The Privacy Rule recognizes that certain fully insured group health [...]
No. Certain plans are specifically excluded from having to comply [...]
Is a flexible spending account or a cafeteria plan a covered entity for purposes of the Privacy Rule and the other HIPAA, Title II, Administrative Simplification standards?
A "group health plan" is a covered entity under the [...]
The Social Security Administration (SSA) collects medical records when making disability determinations for both title II (Disability Insurance) and title XVI (Supplemental Security Income, SSI) of the Social Security Act. Is SSA a covered entity (e.g., a health plan)?
The Social Security Administration (SSA) is not a covered entity. [...]
No, providing services to or acting on behalf of a [...]
Are the following types of insurance covered under HIPAA: long/short term disability; workers’ compensation; automobile liability that includes coverage for medical payments?
No, the listed types of policies are not health plans. [...]
Yes, if a State, county, or local health department performs [...]
As required by Congress in HIPAA, the Privacy Rule covers: [...]