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What is HIPAA Anyway?
The intent of this summary is to shed some light on the issue for those who are currently in the dark about the “what” and “why” of HIPAA.

Learn More About HIPAA
Here are some common HIPAA terms

The 6 Permitted Uses and Disclosures of HIPAA
A covered entity may use or disclose protected health information (PHI) without authorization in under certain conditions.

The Top 2 Medical Office Compliance Laws
The two major compliance issues that can have the most impact in a practice is OSHA and HIPPA.

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