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HIPAA: Questions and Answers for Family Caregivers

This guide provides an explanation about HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), the federal law that protects personal medical information and recognizes the rights to relevant medical information of family caregivers and others directly involved in providing or paying for care.

HIPAA: Questions and Answers for Family Caregivers


We hope you find this information helpful. If so, you might be interested in the other guides on our website, which offers information for family caregivers and health care providers to help them work closely together to plan and implement safe and smooth transitions for chronically or seriously ill patients.

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