HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)

From NENA Knowledge Base

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is a federal law that amended the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve portability and continuity of health insurance coverage in group and individual markets, to combat waste, fraud, and abuse in health insurance and health care delivery, to promote the use of medical savings accounts, to improve access to long-term care services and coverage, to simplify the administration of health insurance, and for other purposes.

Relevant NENA Documents


NENA-INF-011, NENA NG9-1-1 Policy Routing Rules Operations Guide