It is Important that Patients Understand HIPAA Privacy and Security Policies.

Allied Anesthesia Medical Group physicians follow HIPAA privacy and security regulations closely to ensure patient medical information is protected. Our anesthesiologists and staff receive HIPAA training annually, and anytime new regulations are released. Below are some basic questions and answers regarding HIPAA. As a patient it is important to understand HIPAA privacy and security policies.

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What is HIPAA?

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HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. The HIPAA Act was developed by the federal government to protect the confidentiality of a person’s medical information. It specifies requirements for the use and release of health records, and establishes safeguards to protect the privacy of health information. This includes a series of administrative, physical, and technical safeguards for covered entities to assure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of electronic protected health information.

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