What is HIPAA?

HIPAA is the acronym for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act that was passed by Congress in 1996. It establishes guidelines for the handling and security of documentation related to any medical proceedings that are personally identifiable.

  Source: http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/formsandpubs/laws/hipaa/Pages/1.00WhatisHIPAA.aspx

Is Yellow Dog Required to be HIPAA Compliant?

Yellow Dog Inventory is not required to be HIPAA compliant as we do NOT handle confidential information or protected health information. We do not store any information related to patients, procedures, or practices for any health care related business.

What types of Covered Entities and Business Associates are not subject to HIPAA compliance?

Yellow Dog Inventory is not involved in any of the Covered Entities listed in the link below. We do NOT store any information which could be personally identifiable or linked to any medical patient, procedure, or practice.

Source: https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/covered-entities/index.html