HIPAASarbanes-Oxley (SOX)FIPS-201 WHAT IS HIPAA? HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.  A major component of HIPAA addresses the privacy of individuals’ health information by establishing a nation-wide federal standard concerning the privacy of health information and how it can be used and disclosed.  This federal standard will generally preempt all state privacy laws except for those that establish stronger protections. …

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