This page contains information about the variety of articles and presentations related to NEMSIS and EMS data collection.
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State Information regarding EMS and HIPAA
NHTSA as a “Public Health Authority”. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration published notification in The Federal Register to inform hospitals and other health care organizations of its status as a “public health authority” under the medical privacy requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.