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  • HIPAA Privacy & Security for Health Plans

    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) contains Privacy and Security Rules. The Privacy Rule is intended to provide individual rights regarding …

  • HIPAA Special Enrollment Rights

    Overview Under HIPAA, special enrollment rights allow eligible employees and/or dependents to enroll in an employer-sponsored group medical plan during the plan year, due to …

  • Wellness Programs – HIPAA Final Regulations

    The DOL issued final regulations in 2013 regarding employer‐sponsored wellness programs that include financial incentives for participation. These regulations clarified and expanded proposed regulations in …

  • HPID Requirement Delayed

    All health plans subject to HIPAA were required to obtain a unique standardized Health Plan Identifier (HPID) for claims transactions. Insurance carriers were supposed to …

  • New HIPAA Requirement for Self-Insured Plans

    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, HIPAA, protects the security of patient information through many safeguards, including the creation of new electronic transmission safety …