What Is HIPAA?

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MODULE C MRS.MOHR | HIPAA | HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITIY&ACCOUNTABILITY ACT | SHAMEKA FLEMING | | 7/19/2012 | DURING THE READING OF THIS ESSSAY, I WILL BRIEFLY DESCRIBE THE PRIVACY AND SECURTIY REQUIREMENTS OF HIPAA, ALONG WITH ADMINISTRATIVE STANDARDS INCLUDING THE COVERED ENTITIES. | In the mid-1900s, work was being done to reform healthcare and Address administrative concerns. At the time, most health Insurance payers had their form for submitting claims and Conducting other administrative activities .On August21 1996 Congress passed HIPAA, public law 104-191. HIPAA made many Sweeping changes in effort t improve health care and reduce its Cost by standardizing electronic data interchange, protecting Privacy,

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