HIPAA

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HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. It is a legal established in 1996. This act allowed for the easy transfer of health infomration needed for Payment, Treatment and Operations of a healthcare organization while protecting the privacy of individual patients.

This is the Department of Health and Human Services main site on HIPAA. Everything you need to know about HIPAA and a whole lot more.

http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa/


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