FAQs > Health Professionals
Where can I get more information about my professional
responsibilities under federal and state laws?
To get started, we recommend the HIPS
training series, as well as the collection of awareness
topics. The materials on this site provide additional
information on a broad range of issues. See the encyclopedia.
Note that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
(CMS) maintains an extensive
collection of FAQs related to federal requirements.
This collection can be filtered to FAQs
related to HIPAA.
What if I want to file a complaint about a privacy
If you believe your organization has failed to observe
privacy or security regulations, you have several options.
Note that federal regulations forbid intimidation
or retaliation against a person who files a complaint.
Can I ask for information or advice from you?
We do our best to answer all questions sent to us. Please
remember that, as our disclaimer
notes, this is an educational site. We are educators, and
the information we provide is for educational purposes.
We do not and cannot provide professional advice, such as