- The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a federal law (Public Law 104-191), passed by Congress in 1996 that, among other things, protects an individual's right to keep and/or transfer his or her health insurance when moving from one job to another and sets out certain administrative procedures, like ensuring the privacy of an individual's protected health information and providing security for electronic data sharing of protected health information.
- A notice that describes DDS' privacy practices and legal duties related to the protection of the privacy of medical or health records that the department either creates or receives.
- This notice explains how the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) collects, uses and shares personal and health information. It also explains your rights with regard to this information.
- Information on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, and how it will affect MassHealth.
- Privacy and security information regarding your medical information at Holyoke Soldiers' Home.
- These resources describe the Soldiers' Home in Chelsea privacy and HIPAA-related practices
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