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  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act


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  • That would certainly be a violation of what we call HIPAA regulations, which is sort of targeting patient confidentiality.

    CNN Transcript Feb 8, 2007

  • Moreover we do have some examples of how health insurance companies function under regulatory reform: HIPAA is a case in point.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Repealers

  • HIPAA is a good start, but I don’t think there is any law against someone surreptitiously collecting your DNA from your shedded skin cells and publicizing your gene sequences.

    One Subpoena Is All It Takes to Reveal Your Online Life - Bits Blog -

  • And they said that their site is compliant with federal privacy rules called HIPAA rules, but they said there always is room for improvement -- Campbell.

    CNN Transcript Feb 10, 2009

  • But I do know that all medical companies in the US must have something called HIPAA compliance to protect medical records and other patient information.

    When You Lose a Different Kind of Everything

  • Then Bob Coffield of the Health Care Law Blog did present the latest enforcement statistics of the legislative leviathan called HIPAA, showing -- surprise -- increases.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Getting access to and correcting health-care files falls under a federal law called the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, which is designed to protect privacy but often creates headaches for people who've had their medical IDs stolen.

    Preying on Patients

  • The other factor is the privacy and security laws known as HIPAA that scared docs from trying something new.

    Doctors Reluctant to Reach Patients Online

  • It was a serious violation of the strict federal rules - known as HIPAA - that protect the privacy of individual health information and patient confidentiality. Top EMS News

  • What's more, there's this thing called a HIPAA plan for those with such preexisting conditions that they just can't get any kind of coverage.

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