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Navigating the Regulatory Environment for Doctors Part 4 – HIPAA Privacy

In our recent posts we have looked at several regulatory systems that affect doctors: the disciplinary process, regulations related to the handling of prescription drugs, and OSHA regulations.  In the next three posts, we will look at a regulatory framework that has had a major impact on medical and dental practices, both in Arizona and throughout the country, over the last ten years: the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).  We will explain some of the most important components of HIPAA and walk you through the rules you must comply with to protect your patients’ privacy.

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