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Business Associate Contracts

This HHS guidance provides a template for a HIPAA business associate agreement.

Year 2013

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Cloud Computing: A Primer on Legal Issues, Including Privacy and Data Security Concerns

This slide deck provides an overview of legal issues associated with cloud computing and provides considerations for negotiating contrAct; terms with cloud computing providers.

Year 2010

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Legal Agreements & Supporting Documents

This online resource provides a brief overview of the importance of data use agreements and contrAct;s in obtaining and using administrative data, and it contains links to sector-specific resources and example agreements.

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Medicaid Managed Care for Members with Mental Health Conditions and/or Substance Use Disorders: Strategies Used by Medicaid Managed Care Organizations to Promote Effective Information Sharing

This resource describes strategies for promote data sharing for Medicaid managed care organizations, specifically sharing physical health, mental health, and substance abuse data to provide more integrated care.

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Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User's Guide Third Edition

This two-volume manual provides detailed information on creating and operating various health-related registries.

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Conquering the Trials and Tribulations of Data Sharing and Linking

This slide deck provides information on legal and policy considerations and misconceptions related to early childhood integrated data systems, including lessons learned from early childhood data systems implemented in Connecticut and North Carolina.

Year 2014

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Consumer consent options for electronic Health Information Exchange;: policy considerations and analysis

This document reviews and evaluates the potential effects of different consent models for Health Information Exchange; providing policymakers with considerations and tradeoffs for each model.

Year 2010

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Data Sharing Requirements Initiative: Collaborative Approaches to Advance Data Sharing

This resource provides guidance for organizations working in alternative payment models to better obtain and use data form outside organizations, and provides brief overviews of a few relevant legal issues.

Year 2017

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Disclosure of Individual Health Information & HIPAA Requirements

This resource explains requirements for a few of the HIPAA disclosure provisions, including whether disclosures must be logged by covered entities for accounting purposes.

Year 2016

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Federal Law Statutory Compilation Confidentiality, Privacy, & Information Sharing Provisions

This legal overview; provides a breakdown of select federal data protection laws.

Year 2013

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Strength in Numbers: Supporting Quality Improvement in Early Care and Education Programs through Linking Administrative Data

This resource describes challenges in linking administrative data relating to early care and education programs and provides specific strategies to address them.

Year 2016

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Summary of the HIPAA Privacy Rule

This HHS guidance provides an overview of the federal HIPAA protections and requirements.

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Guide to Privacy and Security of Electronic Health Information

This guide provides a detailed review of the federal HIPAA protections and special considerations associate with electronic health information.

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Health Information & the Law

This website provides information on state and federal laws pertaining to health information. It provides overviews of state and federal laws, analysis of important legal issues, and various legal resources.

Year 2018

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Issue Brief: Disclosure of Identifiable Information by the Veterans Health Administration for Public Health Purposes

This issue brief examines federal laws governing the release of identifiable information by the Veterans Health Administration for public health Act;ivities.

Year 2016

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Laws and Regulations Governing the Disclosure of Health Information (2014 update)

This issue brief provides an overview of the governance structure of health information with a specific focus on the laws and regulations relating to disclosure.

Year 2014

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A Legal Guide to Privacy and Security

This resource provides an overview of several federal data protection laws relating to different sectors and select state law frameworks.

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Administrative Data and Disease Surveillance: An Integration Toolkit

This resource discusses issues associated with the integration of administrative and disease surveillance data for public health applications, including real and perceived barriers to integration.

Year 2011

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American Statistical Association Committee on Privacy and Confidentiality

This resource provides guidance, Resource links; training modules, and legal summaries relating to privacy and confidentiality in a variety of sectors.

Year 2011

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Summary of Selected Federal Laws and Regulations Addressing Confidentiality, Privacy and Security

This resource provides a summary of nearly 50 different federal laws relating to data protection in different sectors.

Year 2010

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The Importance of Data Sharing to Support Integration of Substance Use Treatment in California's Medi-Cal Program

This issue brief analyzes two California case examples of data sharing to integrate physical health and substance abuse data, and describes how California used Medicaid waivers to integrate health care services.

Year 2017

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Top 10 Steps to Take Before Launching a Population Health Management Program

This resource provides guidance on creating a population health business unit for an internal employee or member-based accountability program.

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Foundations in Privacy Toolkit

This toolkit contains template policies and procedures, template agreements, flow charts, and checklists designed to assist businesses and organizations in Minnesota comply with both state and federal laws.

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Legal & Ethical Considerations for Health Department Data Sharing

This document describes legal and ethical for public health use of HIV data. It focuses on state laws and whether health departments can use or share HIV data for various purposes.

Year 2018

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Data protection in the United States: overview by Ieuan Jolly, Loeb & Loeb

This Q&A-format resource provides an overview of a variety of federal data protection laws.

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Data Protection Law in the USA

This resource provides an overview of select federal and state data protection laws that might be relevant to the operation of non-profit organizations.

Year 2013

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Legal Issues for IDS Use: Finding a Way Forward

This resource outlines legal and policy considerations for creating an integrated data system. It provides guidance for negotiating and creating legal agreements to use data.

Year 2017

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Public Health Information and Data Sharing: The Legal Framework

These webinar slides describe the role of law in health information technology, health system outcomes, and barriers to data sharing.

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Research

This HHS guidance document provides an overview of the HIPAA provisions relating to the use of protected health information for research purposes.

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Using Administrative Data for Randomized Evaluations

This resource provides guidance on obtaining and using nonpublic administrative data for evaluation purposes.

Year 2015

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