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June 2015

Obamacare 2015 Facts

Obamacare 2015 Facts Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is a fluctuating plan which changes to increase its parameters of care. Its implementation was confusing because there were a number of changes designed to help smooth out the problems with the plans. However, in 2015, Obamacare has had a few years to improve, and …

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Patient Rights and Responsibilities under HIPAA

Patient Rights and Responsibilities under HIPAA HIPAA, or the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act, protects every person’s individually identifiable health information, or protected health information (PHI). Covered information includes information, including demographic information, relating to: The method or path of health care The individual past, present or future conditions The past, present, or future …

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Affordable Care Act

Overview of ACA The ACA, or Affordable Care Act, is also known as Obamacare, which was passed into law in 2010. It stated that every person needed to have healthcare by November 15, 2014, or suffer penalties. While it sounds simple, it was complicated in the beginning, and it took months for individuals to understand …

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