NU Online News Service, June 11, 3:18 p.m. – The HIPAA Colloquium, Yucca Valley, Calif., will hold a week-long course for executives on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Aug. 19-23 in Cambridge, Mass.

The speakers will include representatives from health insurance plans as well as compliance lawyers, technical standards experts and government officials.

Topics will include the HIPAA privacy standards that take effect in April 2003 and HIPAA data communications standards that take effect in October 2003.