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0285 - THE CALIFORNIA OFFICE OF HEALTH INFORMATION INTEGRITY
The California Office of Health Information Integrity (CalOHII), under the direction of the Deputy Secretary, Health Information Exchange (HIE), is responsible for statewide leadership, coordination, policy formation, direction, and oversight responsibilities for federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements. As the leading resource for providing HIPAA expertise to the State of California, CalOHII exercises full authority relative to state entities to establish policy, provide direction to state entities, monitor progress and report on implementation efforts based on state and federal laws. In addition, CalOHII promotes the development of standards to facilitate and expand electronic HIE as HIPAA privacy and security standards correlate with the baseline standards for HIE.