HIPAA Privacy Notice The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 is a federal law that protects the privacy of a person's individually identifiable health information. This Notice tells you about your privacy rights and the duties of the State to protect health information that identifies you. The notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.
Several Medicaid qualifying programs base Medicaid eligibility on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) eligibility standards. Such programs follow Social Security Administration regulations governing Supplemental Security Income (SSI). These regulations appear in the Social Security Administration’s Program Operations Manual, which may be accessed at the Social Security Administration’s Program Operations Manual website.