HIPAA Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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HIPAAnoun [S]

uk   us   INSURANCE, HR
abbreviation for Heath Insurance Portability and Accountability ​Act: in the US, a ​law that ​states the ​level of ​care that ​employerhealthinsuranceplans must ​provide and the ​rules for the ​exchange and ​protection of ​personalmedicalinformation: The U.S. Department of Labor ​releasedfinal clarifications on HIPAA, ​ruling that ​employers can use ​financialincentives in wellness ​programs to ​motivateworkers to get ​healthy.
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