United States Department of Health and Human Services - HIPPA
United States Department of Health and Human Services
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Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA, Title II) requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to adopt national standards for electronic health care transactions and national identifiers for providers, health plans, and employers. To date, the implementation of HIPAA standards has increased the use of electronic data interchange.