This web site provides sections tailored to health care providers, patients, and policymakers about health information technology and health information exchange. Learn how these innovations can...

Geared towards family practice clinicians, this article discusses HIPAA compliance and highlights the regulations that impact primary care the most, such as regulations for transaction, privacy, and...

The Web site offers an introductory online course for front-line workers, and an advanced course for senior policy-makers on confidentiality and communication regarding the Federal Drug and Alcohol...

This fact sheet explains the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) while highlighting it’s key goals and application.  Content Related:  Partnering with Others URL:  http://www....

This Web page offers a summary of the Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) reauthorization. It also features fact sheets on community-based and home-based alternatives to incarceration,...

This booklet discusses the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), as amended by the Keeping Children and Families Safe Act of 2003. The booklet includes information on adoption...

The Uninterrupted Scholar’s Act of 2013 is a statute which amends the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).  Specifically, this law assists schools and social welfare agencies in...

A high school principal hears a rumor that one of his students was arrested for underage drinking and possession of drugs at a party over the weekend. This student has been aggressive toward other...

This guide for healthcare providers describes the rights of individuals under HIPAA and helps the reader maneuver the legal details of parental/guardian access to child health records given various...

This section of the Health and Human Services (HHS) Web site details relevant privacy and security rules in HIPAA. There are sections on this site that provide details on the HIPAA administrative...

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