|Frequently Asked Questions
program on Research Aspects of HIPAA
||Test your knowledge of the
aspects of HIPAA. After completing the tutorial you receive a
personalized training certificate.
|Criteria for Waiver of
Authorization (see item 12, Informed Consent, page 7)
|for studies proposing to
records review or use of existing tissue and data that is
Factsheet of De-identification
anonymization) of health information.
|What is and is not PHI in a research
|| a white
paper from the University of California systemwide Task Force on HIPAA.
|Sample HIPAA authorization forms:
|designed to accompany the
informed consent document if the project uses Protected Health
Information (PHI). Researcher
should keep this
form in the project's research records along with the signed consent,
give a copy to the participant.
Notice of Privacy Practices- English
UCSD Notice of
Privacy Practices -
|referenced by the HIPAA
|UCSD Revocation of Authorization
use HIPAA PHI
both English and Spanish versions
|Protecting Personal Health
Information in Research: Understanding the HIPAA Privacy Rule
||NIH publication in PDF
format that covers basic HIPAA concepts relevant to research.
|California Office of HIPAA implementation
California-specific aspects of HIPAA
Text of the HIPAA
on the federal DHHS website
of the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA)
||California law that is
"more restrictive" than HIPAA and adds additional requirements, such as
requiring that authorization for use of personally identifiable
information be separately signed.
US Office of Civil
Rights (OCR) HIPAA Website
includes OCR Guidance on Research
aspects of HIPAA Privacy Rule