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HIPAA Privacy Source Book


HIPAA Privacy Source Book 
By William S. Hubbartt, SPHR, CCP

2004, 288 pages, Paperback with CD-ROM
ISBN: 978-1-58644-044-2
SHRMStore Item #: 61.14002

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This all-in-one resource has everything you need to understand the HIPAA Privacy Rule and comply with it: sample policies, procedures, forms, checklists, and training guides and visuals. It puts a wealth of practical materials at your fingertips:

  • Over 65 tools to help understand the Rule, assess your organization's current state of compliance, and ensure full compliance.
  • Sample policies, procedures, and forms for every aspect of the Rule.
  • Checklists and training materials, including requirements for group health plans; authorization checklist; general rules for uses and disclosures; training leader's guide; and employee announcement memo.
  • Sample materials in print and electronic formats on an accompanying CD-ROM.

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 Praise for the Book


"Takes the mystery out of complying with complex federal regulations. Essential for anyone in this field."--Robert Ellis Smith, Publisher, Privacy Journal

"All of the SHRM Knowledge Center staff use the contents of Mr. Hubbartt's book extensively in helping members answer HIPAA questions."--Deborah Keary, Director, Human Resources, Society for Human Resource Management

"A life-saver for me. I used the information to develop policies and procedures and to assist in preparing a training session. The sample forms and checklists were invaluable."--Cyndy Walters, Benefits Manager, Oil States International, Inc.

"The ultimate resource for privacy compliance. From the very first page, everything we need in an easy-to-understand and concise manner. A tremendous resource."--Karen J. Burnham, PMP, NMCC, Managed Care and Beyond, Inc.


 Table of Contents

Section 1. A Perspective on Privacy
Section 2. An Explanation of the Privacy Rule
Section 3. Sample Policies and Procedures
Section 4. Sample Forms
Section 5. Checklists
Section 6. Training
Section 7. Section by Section Summary of the Medical Privacy Rule

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 About the Author


William S. Hubbartt, SPHR, CCP, is president of Hubbartt & Associates, a management consulting firm specializing in workplace privacy, employee handbooks and policy manuals, training and related HR advisory services. He is author of six books including The Medical Privacy Rule: A Guide for Employers and Health Care Providers; The New Battle of Workplace Privacy; and What You Ought to Know About Participating in Employee Committees and Work Teams. He has published over 75 articles in national publications and is a resident HR expert on the syndicated radio and Internet program Small Busines Advocate.