Nationwide Privacy and Security Framework for Electronic Exchange of Individually Identifiable Health Information

This webpage includes the HIPAA privacy components of the Privacy and Security Toolkit developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in conjunction with the Office of the National Coordinator. The Privacy and Security Toolkit implements the principles in The Nationwide Privacy and Security Framework for Electronic Exchange of Individually Identifiable Health Information (Privacy and Security Framework). These guidance documents discuss how the Privacy Rule can facilitate the electronic exchange of health information.
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