HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, is a federal law in the United States that sets standards for the protection of sensitive patient health information. HIPAA’s primary goal is to safeguard the privacy, security, and confidentiality of individuals’ medical and personal health information. It establishes rules and regulations that healthcare providers, health plans, and other entities handling protected health information (PHI) must adhere to.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) sets strict standards for protecting patient information, known as Protected Health
Understanding the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule is essential for healthcare providers, health plans, healthcare clearinghouses, and their business associates