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Hipaa Privacy Rule

Anthem Hack: Health Care Insurers Aren't Required to Encrypt Consumer Data

AP | Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Posted 02.07.2015 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — Insurers aren't required to encrypt consumers' data under a 1990s federal law that remains the foundation for health care privacy ...

Little Privacy in Health Care -- Shame on Us

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 02.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

While it may sound like HIPAA is a small animal at the zoo, it actually stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. Privacy is not just about information -- it is also about the physical environment. There are many components to privacy.