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Why is HIPAA necessary?

HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, has far-reaching implications for patient privacy across the healthcare sector. Primarily, it is concerned with protecting patient privacy. It does this through a variety of means: HIPAA requires that all healthcare staff, and other staff members that may come into contact with private data,… Keep Reading

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