HIPAA: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

The School of Dental Medicine takes your privacy very seriously. We provide the following HIPAA documentation for your review.

HIPAA is the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. The primary goal of the law is to make it easier for people to keep health insurance, protect the confidentiality and security of healthcare information and help the healthcare industry control administrative costs.

HIPAA is divided into different titles or sections that address a unique aspect of health insurance reform.

For more information about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, please visit the HIPAA Web site.