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HIPAA

Syllabification: HIPAA
Pronunciation: /ˈhipˌô
 
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Definition of HIPAA in English:

abbreviation

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, a 1996 Federal law that restricts access to individuals' private medical information: [as adjective]: HIPAA regulations

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