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The HIPAA Privacy Rule: Using and Disclosing Health Information for Public Health Purposes

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The HIPAA, or Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, was passed in 1996. This bulletin asks a series of questions intended to assist health care providers and health insurers in evaluating whether a use or disclosure for public health purposes is permitted by the HIPAA Privacy Rule.
Health Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7754 A1 H42x), Vol. Issue 80, Sept 2003, p1-18, f