Useful Links



Anesthesia Billing & Compliance

American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

American Health Information Management Association

Search for HIPAA-related cases at

Center for Health Information Management

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – CMS

Medicare Information for Anesthesiologists

American Society of Anesthesiologists


American Medical Association – AMA 

Office of Inspector General 

American Statistical Association – ASA 

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists – AANA 

American Academy of Professional Coders – AAPC 

Joint Commission Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations – JCAHO 

Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission, which offers materials on HIPAA security accreditation 

National Uniform Claim Committee, which works to develop a standardized data set for use by the non-institutional health care community to transmit claim and encounter information to and from all third-party payors 

Register for the CMS OCR Privacy and Security listserv

Advisory panel to CMS (formerly HCFA) on technology issues affecting the private sector and Medicaid Management Information System. Links to several papers and articles on HIPAA