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A HIPAA form is the disclosure statement provided to a patient by his health-care provider notifying him of the provider's privacy practices. The disclosure is mandated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountabil... More »

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Use a sample HIPAA authorization form to gain an understanding of what the form is used for and how to complete it, notes RocketLawyer. Control the medical history information that is available to a doctor by filling out... More »

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The purpose of a HIPPA authorization form is to allow another organization or individual to have access to a patient's medical records, health information and medical history, Massachusetts Legal Services notes. The pati... More »

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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 protects the privacy of health information, sets national standards for securing electronically stored health information and establishes a procedure for no... More »

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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPPA, is important because it protects patient privacy and ensures coverage of individuals with pre-existing conditions. Medical providers must ensure the priv... More »

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The Privacy Rule of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act regulates the use and disclosure of individually identifiable health information. Although President Clinton signed HIPAA into law in 1996, the ... More »

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Four matters infringe upon the right to privacy: unreasonable interference with the seclusion of another person, appropriation of an individual's name or likeliness, unreasonable disclosure of private matters and publici... More »

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