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  1. 0 I read tons of posts on here that talk about possible violations of the privacy act and I see it spelled both ways.

    I thought it was HIPAA. I'm just a pre-nursing student so I may be wrong. Figured this was something I should know since I am going to be going into the field.
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  3. Visit  sirI profile page
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  4. Visit  DarkLotus profile page
    #2 0
    I think it stands for Health Information Protection and Accountibility Act... but it might be Portability?
  5. Visit  elkpark profile page
    #3 2
    It's "portability."
  6. Visit  Meriwhen profile page
    #4 1
    Elkpark is indeed correct:

    Health Information Privacy
    Everything you wanted to know about HIPAA but were afraid to ask.
  7. Visit  Sparrowhawk profile page
    #5 0
    HIPAA....the names HIPAA....Seriously does 6 ppl need to answer this post?