California Health and Safety Code
To the extent that funds are appropriated in the annual Budget Act, the office shall perform the following functions in order to comply with HIPAA requirements:
(a) Ongoing support of departmental HIPAA project management offices.
(b) The development, revision, and issuance of HIPAA compliance policies.
(c) Modifications of programs in accordance with any revised policies.
(d) Staff training on HIPAA compliance policies and programs.
(e) Coordination and communication with other affected entities.
(f) Evaluate, monitor, and report on HIPAA implementation and compliance activities of state entities affected by HIPAA.
(g) Consultation with appropriate stakeholders.