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1HIPAA PolicyFinal Project Two Submission: HIPAA PolicyPriyaliben PatelIHP 501: Global Health and Diversity Southern New Hampshire University
2HIPAA PolicyPolicy Proposal and InterviewHealth Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Policy The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) policy was created in 1996 to maintain the privacy and security of patient’s health and personal information (Green & Bowie, 2016). This policy established guidelines for healthcare workers on how to protect patient’s health records and how to disclose it. This policy interests me because this policy has been adjusting to the modern innovation healthcare technologies throughout the years to ensure all aspects of privacy is covered (from paper charts to electronic medical charts to patient portal). For the HIPAA policy, the stakeholders include patients, providers, management at health institution, insurance companies, healthcare agencies, IT department, lawyers and policymakers, and the government. All of the stakeholders influenced what the HIPAA policy is today and will continue to do so in the future. The patients trust their providers with their

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