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Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was signed into federal law in 1996 (PL 104-191). The Administrative Simplification section of the law will impact the Department of Developmental Services, State Developmental Centers, Regional Centers and the developmental disabilities service delivery system.

What is HIPAA?
A short description of the HIPAA Administrative Simplification regulations.

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Elizabeth Hibbert, Privacy Officer
Telephone: (916) 654-2120
Email: privacy@dds.ca.gov
Last Updated: 3/2/2018