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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.

Links and Resources
DDS HIPAA Contacts HIPAA Involvement
Elizabeth Hibbert
(916) 654-2120
ehibbert@dds.ca.gov
  • Impact on Regional Centers
  • DDS Privacy Officer
Rhonda Anderson
fvpost.randerso@dds.ca.gov
  • Impact on Developmental Centers
Gloria Rhodes
(916) 654-3714
grhodes@dds.ca.gov
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) for providers in the Developmental Centers
 
 
Last Updated: 2/25/2010