Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996


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Related to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996: Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act, HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

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HIPAA

A group of federal laws that establish rights, protections, and other standards of care for working people with pre-existing medical conditions. These laws affect obstetrical and neonatal care, the health care of women in general, the treatment of people with psychiatric illnesses, the confidentiality of medical records, and other aspects of health care.
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For health insurers, the new wrinkle in the ongoing debate about privacy is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
Methodist Health System purchased ZixVPM(R) (Virtual Private Messenger) and ZixPort(R) email encryption and content filtering services to meet the email protection mandates of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
The subpoena was issued under provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
The company selected ZixCorp's services to comply with the secure email mandates of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
Each organization signed a three-year contract for ZixVPM(R) (Virtual Private Messenger) email protection to help meet the security guidelines of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) by the April Security Rule deadline.
The network purchased ZixVPM (Virtual Private Messenger), ZixMail, and ZixPort encryption services to meet the email mandates of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) by the April deadline.
HOUSTON -- Until now, typical Covered Entities such as primary health care providers, and business associates in transcription, billing, health underwriters, therapists, and other professionals have been forced to employ expensive and convoluted methods to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
Each organization has signed a three-year contract for ZixVPM(R) (Virtual Private Messenger) email protection to help meet the security guidelines of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) by the April Security Rule deadline.
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