HIPAA Confidentiality

The Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act Of 1996 created a national standard for the use of patients’ health records and other related data. This Act, also known as “HIPAA”, requires all medical institutions to implement policies and security procedures to maintain with strict privacy patient records, identification numbers and other potentially sensitive information.

More information about how your medical information may be used and disclosed and how you can access your information may be found here:

http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa/

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