This Florida Statutes Crosswalk Tool is designed to assist individuals in identifying and becoming aware of the applicable requirements of the federal privacy regulations arising from the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 and of Florida state law. The search tool also provides individuals information on HIPAA and Florida law with regard to the use and disclosure of protected health information.
Search the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Florida Statutes Crosswalk Tool
Crosswalk Tool Frequently Asked Questions .pdf (78KB)
Florida Comparative Analysis Matrix (CAM) (.pdf 66KB)
The following reports have been produced by the Florida Health Information and Security Privacy Collaboration (HISPC).
The following report contains an analysis of Florida and federal law applicable to specific health information exchange scenarios involving treatment, payment, public health, regional health information organizations, research, marketing, and government oversight.
Final Assessment of Variations and Analysis Solutions Report (.pdf 339KB)
The following report analyzes Florida law applicable to health information exchange addressing ownership and control, patient consent and access, re-disclosure and emergency access, and electronic transmission and electronic signatures.
Analysis of Florida Statutes Related to Health Information Exchange (.pdf 300.91KB)
The following report includes an update of recent legislation related to health information exchange and proposed bills from the 2008 Florida legislative session.
AHCA Risk Assessment Tool.exe
Users will need to install .Net Framework 2.0 or a higher version prior to running this tool.
File Extraction Instructions for Windows OS
Office of Civil Rights - HIPAA
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) - An Introductory Resource Guide for Implementing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HIMSSanalytics resources on privacy and security: http://www.himss.org/ASP/topics_privacy.asp
Application Security Questionnaire (ASQ), a self-assessment tool for vendors to complete that will allow healthcare provider organizations or other product purchasers to assess the core security controls inherent within an application or system that will process or store ePHI.