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HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) HIPAA

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) HIPAA means title I protects health insurance coverage for workers and their families when they change or lose their jobs. HIPAA Title II addresses the security and privacy of health data. It requires the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to establish national standards for electronic health care transactions, as well as national identifiers for providers, health plans and employers. To comply with HIPAA, systems of care must establish ways to ensure patient privacy as the patients move seamlessly from one agency to another.

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