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Frequently Asked Questions: Data-Driven Justice and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

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    Frequently Asked Questions: Data-Driven Justice and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is frequently characterized as a barrier to implementing a smarter, more data-driven approach to diverting the high-utilizer population and providing treatment and services. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides answers to many of the most common questions and misperceptions regarding what HIPAA restricts and more importantly how HIPAA can be used as a tool to better serve high-utilizers and other populations in your community.

    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is frequently characterized as a barrier to implementing a smarter, more data-driven approach to diverting the high-utilizer population and providing treatment and services.
    2017-01-11
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    2017-01-11
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