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1HIPAA RESEARCH SUMMARYGrace Thibedeau, SVNConcorde Career CollegeCPSO1101 (Career Path Success 1)Ms. Leslie Jester RN, BSN, ARNPMay 20, 2021
2AbstractThe objectives of this research summary is to define the importance of HIPAA (HealthInsurance Portability and Accountability) to patient, how it provides security, and ways thatphysician’s offices implement and standardize HIPAA. This will also go over who are required tofollow HIPAA requirements.
3HIPPA Research SummaryHIPAA or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 is a UnitedStates federal statute enacted by the 104thUnited States Congress and signed into law byPresident Bill Clinton on August 21, 1996 (Wikipedia, 2021).It is a federal law that required thecreation of national standards to protect sensitive patient health information from being disclosedwithout the patient’s consent or knowledge (CDC, 2018).In this modern society, with the increasing threat for safety and the rise of technologicaladvances, people value their personal information more than ever. In the hospital setting, HIPAA

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Spring
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Napora,R
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Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

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