HIPAA, a federal law, provides you and your family members with some valuable protections related to how your health care information can be used and shared. Understanding these protections can help you understand your rights related to your personal health care information and what you can do if you believe they have been violated. This online information does not cover all the details of this complex law. However, it does give you and your family members enough information to make informed choices about how your health care information can be used.
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