Meaning of “HIPAA” in the English Dictionary

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"HIPAA" in Business English

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HIPAAnoun [ S ]


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” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)