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What does HIPAA stand for?

HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996


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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) places significant requirements on holders of medical information to safeguard, and be able to document the safeguarding of that information.
Under the provision set by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), all dental offices and insurance carriers must use the current version of dental procedure codes found in this Dental Insurance Coding Handbook-2005 Updated for CDT-2005.
However, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 seeks to better regulate pre-existing condition exclusions, thus helping to facilitate job changes without serious implications for health coverage.
In addition to these programs, CMS has other responsibilities, including the administrative simplification standards from the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), quality standards in health-care facilities through its survey and certification activity and clinical laboratory quality standards.
New government mandates on all insurance products, however, such its the administrative simplification provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, throw down yet another challenge to providing cost-effective coverage to risk-pool constituents.