HIPAA: Designated Record Set

 HIPAA allows patients to request access to (and if they’d like, to obtain a copy of) what is called the Designated Record Set (DRS). This is all of the information held by OHSU that we use to make decisions about patients. The lists below are posted to help people understand what is included in the DRS.

Designated Record Set:
A patient's Health Record, which includes;

List of Exclusions

HIPAA Outside Resources

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Full text of the HIPAA regulations, as well as the Final Rules.

Beacon Partners, Inc.
HIPAA news and information, legislative developments, HIPAA-related events, legal perspectives on HIPAA.

Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI)
Information about electronic information standards, HIPAA glossary.

American Hospital Association
Legislative developments, HIPAA education resources.

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS)
Public advisory body to the Secretary of Health and Human Services in the area of health and data statistics. Transcripts of all hearings and some written testimony.