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HIPAA

 
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

HIPAA

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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The third major category of organization potentially effected by HIPAA is defined as the "Business Associate" of a Covered Entity.
The compromise struck in the HIPAA privacy rule on minors' rights leaves health care providers and health plans with a series of important questions regarding the relationship between the rule and the "state and other applicable laws" to which it refers.
As noted in the lawsuit, a review of three sample privacy notices found that patients were not being advised of the existence of more stringent state and common laws governing medical privacy that override the lesser federal protections in the HIPAA floor.
To build a solid foundation for HIPAA compliance, it is essential to know and understand exactly what is required and why.
HIPAA regulations are having a profound impact on the way medical institutions store, protect and archive information.
It is clear that the HIPAA privacy rules will be particularly challenging for long-term care providers.
The level of detail provided by the EDS HIPAA assessment will allow New Hampshire to effectively select from a number of alternatives to meet HIPAA compliance and the departments long-term strategic goals.
Essentially, HIPAA requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to adopt and mandate the use of standards for common electronic administrative transactions and to establish a privacy standard for personal health information.
The New Boundary Technologies HIPAA Compliance Solution makes it easy to secure computers and electronic information to ensure IT compliance with the HIPAA Security Rule.
The April 2003 deadline for complying with HIPAA is fast-approaching.
Basically, HIPAA requires standardization of electronic transmission of health insurance, claims and patient data and establishes data privacy and security standards that must be followed.