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Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996: U.S. government legislation that ensures a person’s right to buy health insurance after losing a job, establishes standards for electronic medical records, and protects the privacy of a patient’s health information.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act


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