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Common Questions About HIPAA

What is HIPAA? The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a legislative act that was passed in 1996. HIPAA addressed many other topics including the portability of health insurance. However, HIPAA has become most well-known for its Privacy and Security requirements. In 2009, the HIPAA Privacy and Security provisions became revised.  This became part of the

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