HIPAA Overview and Policy for Distribution of Notice of Privacy Practice

HIPAA Overview and Policy for Distribution of Notice of Privacy Practice

HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

HIPAA covers two main areas: Privacy Regulations and Security Regulations.

HIPAA covers Protected Health Information (PHI) which includes name, address, telephone number, eĀ­mail address, medications, medical conditions, identity of treating providers, written information receivedĀ from other sources concerning medical conditions, billing information.

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