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Understanding HIPPA

Every person or organization that accesses, requests or receives medical records needs to be aware of the laws surrounding confidently and protection of medical records. Federal law is updated periodically and includes information on what must be done to comply with the law.

In the field of Life Care Planning, ...

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Elements of a HIPAA authorization

by Barbara Haubrich-Hass, ACP/CAS, July 2014

Most civil legal professionals understand the importance of complying with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”). HIPAA established the Federal standards for the security of electronically protected health information (“e-PHI”). The purpose of HIPAA is to ensure that every covered entity has ...

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