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Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (1996). An act of law in the USA, which sets out a minimum set of requirements that health plans are required to meet. Also known as "Kassebaum-Kennedy" health insurance reform bill, after the two senators who spearheaded the bill. Amongst other things it sets out medical information security, privacy and data standards.

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