HIPAA Application and Forms
HIPAA Applicability: Does HIPAA apply to your study?
What is HIPAA? HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. In the IRB context, HIPAA refers to the part of that law dealing with privacy of health and mental health care information and the regulations that the Department of Health and Human Services has issued to implement the law.
Please review the HIPAA Policies, Procedures, and Forms Manual for additional information.