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What Do I Need to Know About HIPAA?
- HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) went into effect on April 14, 2003.
- Residents, Attending Physicians, and all clinical and non-clinical personnel are obligated to respect and protect the privacy of patients and their health information
- If you observe practices that violate patient privacy or if you have a suggestion for enhancing privacy, contact your Chief Resident, Residency Program Director, or hospital compliance office: