Which regulation summarizes implementation of the privacy rule issued by the department of health and human services?
H.I.P.A. Health Information Privacy Act
What department of federal government is responsible for supervising HIPAA compliance and implementation?
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (http://www.hhs.gov/) has delegated that the Administrator, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has authority to enforce and investigate noncompliance of HIPAA. Check instead the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, who has primary jurisdiction at this time. See the link below: Enforcement may after review be passed over to the Deptartment of Justice.
The politicians would not have any place to go for vacation or they would not be able to renovate their homes. The state would be unable to offer services: road maintenance, police services, health and welfare services, driver licensing, business regulation, regulation of professions, and all the other services that your taxes pay for that we never think about.