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English definition of “HIPAA”

HIPAA

noun [S]     INSURANCE, HR
abbreviation for Heath Insurance Portability and Accountability Act : in the US, a law that states the level of care that employer health insurance plans must provide and the rules for the exchange and protection of personal medical information : The U.S. Department of Labor released final clarifications on HIPAA, ruling that employers can use financial incentives in wellness programs to motivate workers to get healthy .
(Definition of HIPAA noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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