So, What Is HIPAA? HIPAA, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, established in 1996, sets down rules intended to ensure that organizations with access to patients health information are protecting that highly confidential information appropriately. The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) levies penalties on medical offices for non-compliance which could go to up to $1.5 million per violation.
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