California Health and Human Services

2017 HIPAA Entity Status Assessment

CalOHII has statutory authority to ensure state departments are compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). This responsibility includes the periodic reevaluation of all state entities including departments, boards, and commissions of the Executive Branch of state government to determine if they are covered entities, business associates, impacted by data content, or health oversight agencies as defined by HIPAA.

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