What is the purpose of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)?

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  • Jul 08,2018
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What is the purpose of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)?


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Bye 7 days ago

to protect the privacy of people's medical information.

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Pearl L 7 days ago

to keep things confidential

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Douglas 7 days ago

To explain the distortions of logic for not giving people the medicine is needed for. Right now, Social Security is locking up prescriptions on many many many people. This has led to people needing ask doctors for meds and infusion sets that the doctor has on hand, and not get them prescribed at all.

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Flower 7 days ago

To ensure that your medical records are private and cannot be released without your permission.

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mbrcatz 7 days ago

The main purpose is to define private, protected information, and help keep that information private.

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