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HIPAA-compliant cloud storage

HIPAA-compliant cloud storage implements the guidelines of the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Read Full Definition

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HIPAA business associate agreement (BAA)

Under the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, a HIPAA business associate agreement (BAA) is a contract between a HIPAA-covered entity and a HIPAA business associate (BA). Read Full Definition

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HIPAA covered entity

A HIPAA covered entity is any organization or corporation that directly handles Personal Health Information (PHI) or Personal Health Records (PHR). Read Full Definition

HIPAA Privacy Rule

The Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information, commonly known as the HIPAA Privacy Rule, establishes the first national standards to protect patients' personal health information. Read Full Definition

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HIPAA Security Rule

The Security Standards for the Protection of Electronic Protected Health Information, commonly known as the HIPAA Security Rule, establishes national standards for securing patient data that is stored or ... Read Full Definition

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HIPAA business associate

As defined by the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), a business associate is any organization or person working in association with or providing services to a covered entity who handles ... Read Full Definition

HIPAA disaster recovery plan

A HIPAA disaster recovery plan is a document that specifies the resources, actions, personnel and data that are required to protect and reinstate healthcare information in the event of a fire, vandalism, natural ... Read Full Definition

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HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) is United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information. Read Full Definition

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HIPAA omnibus rule (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 omnibus rule)

The HIPAA omnibus rule (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 omnibus rule), in a health information technology (HIT) context, is a rule enacted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human ... Read Full Definition

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national provider identifier (NPI)

A national provider identifier (NPI) is a unique ten-digit identification number required by HIPAA for covered healthcare providers in the United States. Read Full Definition

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