Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information. Final Privacy Rule Preamble.. List of Subjects

12/28/2000

45 CFR Part 160

Electronic transactions, Employer benefit plan, Health, Health care, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health records, Medicaid, Medical research, Medicare, Privacy, Reporting and record keeping requirements.

45 CFR Part 164

Electronic transactions, Employer benefit plan, Health, Health care, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health records, Medicaid, Medical research, Medicare, Privacy, Reporting and record keeping requirements.

Note to reader: This final rule is one of several proposed and final rules that are being published to implement the Administrative Simplification provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. 45 CFR subchapter C, consisting of Parts 160 and 162 was added at 65 FR 50365, August 17, 2000. Part 160 consists of general provisions, Part 162 consists of the various administrative simplification regulations relating to transactions and identifiers, and new Part 164 consists of the regulations implementing the security and privacy requirements of the legislation.

 

Dated: December 19, 2000.

Donna Shalala,

Secretary