Friday, February 1, 2013
3 Reasons Healthcare Workers Should Take the HIPAA Exam
If you work in the healthcare industry, or even if you do not, you have most certainly heard of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act or for short HIPAA. HIPAA was put into effect in 1996 in an effort to help protect private patient and health information. As well, many of HIPAA regulations serve to help more people qualify for health insurance regardless of sometimes disqualifying issues like preexisting conditions that insurance providers would use prior to HIPAA to deny coverage.