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What is HIPAA?

HIPAA Journal

HIPAA consisted of five Titles addressing the primary objectives of the Act: Title I: Health care access, portability, and renewability. Title II: Preventing health care fraud and abuse; administration simplification; medical liability reform. million for the improper disposal of patient health records.

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Americans Lost Future Life-Years in 2020: How Much Life Was Lost Depends on the Color of One’s Skin

Health Populi

“Provisional life expectancy at birth in the first half of 2020 was the lowest level since 2006 for both the total population and for males, and was the lowest level since 2007 for females,” the report observes. That’s certainly true for health and health care access — COVID-19 has shown us.

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Health Provider News

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margin in Q1 AI + navigation = faster cancer care at Northwell Mount Sinai’s Beth Israel submits revised closure plan Dollars can boost health equity, but broad change is just as important Montefiore records $27.9M -area philanthropist opens women’s wellness center in Bethesda D.C. operating income, 4.1%

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Most Americans Want the Federal Government to Ensure Healthcare for All

Health Populi

This sentiment has been relatively stable since 2000 except for two big outlying years: a spike of 69% in 2006, and a low-point in 2003 of 42%. In 2006, Medicare Part D launched, which may have boosted consumers’ faith in Federal healthcare programs. Most people in the U.S. voters’ minds these days.