HIPAA Compliance Guide

HIPAA Overview & Regulations

HIPAA Compliance Guide
What is HIPAA? What is a HIPAA BAA?
General Administrative Requirements
Subpart A
General Provisions
Subpart B
Preemption Of State Law
Subpart C
Compliance and Investigations
Subpart D
Imposition of Civil Money Penalties
Subpart E
Procedures for Hearings
Administrative Requirements
Subpart A
General Provisions
Subpart D
Standard Unique Health Identifier For Health Care Providers
Subpart E
Standard Unique Health Identifier For Health Plans
Subpart F
Standard Unique Employer Identifier
Subpart I
General Provisions For Transactions
Subpart J
Code Sets
Subpart K
Health Care Claims Or Equivalent Encounter Information
Subpart L
Eligibility For A Health Plan
Subpart M
Referral Certification And Authorization
Subpart N
Health Care Claim Status
Subpart O
Enrollment And Disenrollment In A Health Plan
Subpart P
Health Care Electronic Funds Transfers (EFT) And Remittance Advice
Subpart Q
Health Plan Premium Payments
Subpart R
Coordination Of Benefits
Subpart S
Medicaid Pharmacy Subrogation
Security and Privacy
Subpart A
General Provisions
Subpart C
Security Standards For The Protection Of Electronic Protected Health Information
Subpart D
Notification In The Case Of Breach Of Unsecured Protected Health Information
Subpart E
Privacy Of Individually Identifiable Health Information

Administrative Requirements   >   General Provisions For Transactions

§ 162.910 Maintenance of standards and adoption of modifications and new standards

(a) Designation of DSMOs.

(1) The Secretary may designate as a DSMO an organization that agrees to conduct, to the satisfaction of the Secretary, the following functions:

(i) Maintain standards adopted under this subchapter.

(ii) Receive and process requests for adopting a new standard or modifying an adopted standard.

(2) The Secretary designates a DSMO by notice in the FEDERAL REGISTER.

(b) Maintenance of standards. Maintenance of a standard by the appropriate DSMO constitutes maintenance of the standard for purposes of this part, if done in accordance with the processes the Secretary may require.

(c) Process for modification of existing standards and adoption of new standards. The Secretary considers a recommendation for a proposed modification to an existing standard, or a proposed new standard, only if the recommendation is developed through a process that provides for the following:

(1) Open public access.

(2) Coordination with other DSMOs.

(3) An appeals process for each of the following, if dissatisfied with the decision on the request:

(i) The requestor of the proposed modification.

(ii) A DSMO that participated in the review and analysis of the request for the proposed modification, or the proposed new standard.

(4) Expedited process to address content needs identified within the industry, if appropriate.

(5) Submission of the recommendation to the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS).

HIPAA Regulations

§ 162.610: Implementation specifications for covered entities

HIPAA Regulations

§ 162.915: Trading partner agreements