The HIPAA Privacy Rule sets a set of standards for the protection of certain health information. The Rule requires that special precautions are taken to ensure that the privacy of Protected Health Information (PHI) is maintained through the flow of health information. PHI must be protected as it is created, kept, filed, used and/or shared.
PHI is any health information transmitted or maintained by any entity subject to HIPAA regulations that can lead to the identity of an individual, or the contents of the information can be used to make a reasonable assumption as to the identity of the individual.
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