Other Relevant Federal Policies

In addition to following the NIH Policy and Guidelines on the Inclusion of Women and Minorities as Subjects in Clinical Research and Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, federally-funded research should adhere to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) standards for maintaining, collecting, and presenting data on race and ethnicity.