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Find Out Facts About HIPAA

Get to know more about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA; Pub.L. 104–191, 110 Stat. 1936, enacted August 21, 1996) was enacted by the United States Congress and signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996. It has been known as the Kennedy–Kassebaum Act or Kassebaum–Kennedy Act after two of its leading sponsors.[1][2] Title I of HIPAA protects health insurance coverage for workers and their families when they change or lose their jobs. Title II of HIPAA, known as the Administrative Simplification (AS) provisions, requires the establishment of national standards for electronic health care transactions and national identifiers for providers, health insurance plans, and employers.[3]

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) offers protections for millions of America’s workers that improve portability and continuity of health insurance coverage.

HIPAA Training

Our web-based online HIPAA compliance training course is intended to educate & satisfy the mandatory HIPAA & HITECH training component for an organization's staff.

Privacy

The HIPAA Privacy Rule