California Health and Safety Code Division 110 - The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Implementation Act of 2001

  • Section 130300.
    This division shall be known and may be cited as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Implementation Act of 2001.(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 635,...
  • Section 130301.
    The Legislature finds and declares the following:(a) The federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (Public Law 104-191), known as HIPAA, was enacted on August...
  • Section 130302.
    For the purposes of this division, the following definitions apply:(a) Director means the Director of the Office of Health Information Integrity.(b) HIPAA means the federal...
  • Section 130303.
    The office shall assume statewide leadership, coordination, policy formulation, direction, and oversight responsibilities for HIPAA implementation. The office shall exercise full authority relative to state...
  • Section 130304.
    The office shall be under the supervision and control of a director, known as the Director of the Office of Health Information Integrity, who shall...
  • Section 130305.
    The office shall be staffed, at a minimum, with the following personnel:(a) Legal counsel to perform activities that may include, but are not limited to,...
  • Section 130306.
    (a) The office shall perform the following functions:(1) Standardizing the HIPAA implementation process used in all state entities, which includes the following:(A) Developing a master...
  • Section 130307.
    The director shall establish an advisory committee to obtain information on statewide HIPAA implementation activities, which shall meet at a minimum of two times per...
  • Section 130308.
    The office may contract for the provision of services required to implement this division. The Legislature finds that these contracts are for a new state...
  • Section 130309.
    (a) All state entities subject to HIPAA shall complete an assessment, in a form specified by the office, prior to January 1, 2002, to determine...
  • Section 130310.
    All state entities shall cooperate with the efforts of the office to monitor HIPAA implementation activities and to obtain information on those activities.(Added by Stats....
  • Section 130311.
    All state entities affected by HIPAA shall comply with the decisions of the director in achieving compliance with HIPAA.(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 635, Sec....
  • Section 130311.5.
    (a) The office shall assume statewide leadership, coordination, direction, and oversight responsibilities for determining which provisions of state law concerning personal medical information are preempted...
  • Section 130312.
    (a) The Department of Finance shall provide a complete accounting of HIPAA expenditures made by all state entities.(b) The Department of Finance, in consultation with...
  • Section 130313.
    To the extent that funds are appropriated in the annual Budget Act, the office shall perform the following functions in order to comply with HIPAA...
  • Section 130314.
    The office shall report to the Legislature, upon its request, any services or programs that were temporarily reduced or suspended due to the redirection of...
  • Section 130315.
    State entities may adopt emergency regulations in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3...

Last modified: September 9, 2016