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HIPAA -- the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act -- was enacted on Aug. 21, 1996, making health care organizations accountable for health data. Additional HIPAA rules include the December 2000 Privacy Rule, the February 2003 Security Rule, and the March 2006 Enforcement Rule.

Last Update: 10/08/2018

HIPAA Compliance

06/01/2013 HIPAA Again: Confronting the Updated Privacy and Security Rules
04/01/2018 HIPAA: Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions
02/01/2003 The HIPAA Privacy Rule: Three Key Forms Tool
04/01/2017 The HIPAA Security Rule: Are You in Compliance?
08/01/2001 A Problem Oriented Approach to the HIPAA Security Standards

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