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HIPAA

 
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

HIPAA

HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996, Kennedy-Kassenbaum Bill Privacy A bill enacted by Congress in 1996 which established a comprehensive and uniform federal standard for ensuring privacy of genetic information; HIPAA broadens the scope of existing fraud and abuse provisions, and ↑ penalties for fraud violations by health care providers. See Fraud, Rebundling, Unbundling, Upcoding.

HIPAA

Abbreviation for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

HIPAA

Abbreviation for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
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do not preclude, conflict with, or complicate health care providers' compliance with HIPAA."
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