California Health and Human Services

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California Office of Health Information Integrity

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The California Office of Health Information Integrity (CalOHII) is responsible for ensuring applicable California state departments are compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other related state and federal laws.

CalOHII is a resource to all state departments on HIPAA to help them safeguard their constituents’ protected health information from unauthorized access or disclosures.

Updates:

September 30, 2021

The CalOHII Communication –  October Edition is available.  This month’s communication is focused on CalOHII activities and news from the federal Health and Human Services (HHS).  Archived monthly communications can be found on the CalOHII Communications – Archive page.  

September 28, 2021

A revised version of the State Health Information Guidance (SHIG) for Sharing Behavioral Health Information in California has been published.  SHIG 1.1 addresses legislative and other changes impacting behavioral health information since the 2018 publication.  The revised volume of SHIG 1.1 has been posted to the SHIG webpage.

September 27, 2021

The latest version of the State Health Information Guidance (SHIG) has been published – SHIG 5.0 – Sharing Minors and Foster Youth Health Information in California.  The latest volume of SHIG has been posted to the SHIG webpage.

September 21, 2021

The CalOHII Communication –  September Edition is available.  This month’s communication is focused on CalOHII activities and news from the federal Health and Human Services (HHS).  Archived monthly communications can be found on the CalOHII Communications – Archive page.  

September 20, 2021

The latest version of the State Health Information Guidance (SHIG) has been published – SHIG 4.0 – Sharing Health Information of People Living with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities in California.  The latest volume of SHIG has been posted to the SHIG webpage.

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