Health information


Health information is apparently any data related to health Care and depends on the context.

Health information may refer to:

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)#

HIPAA defines Health information as any information (data), including Genetic Data, whether oral or recorded in any form or medium, that:
  • (1) Is created or received by a
    • Health Care Provider,
    • health plan,
    • public health authority,
    • employer,
    • life insurer,
    • school or university,
    • health care clearinghouse
  • (2) Relates to the:
    • past, present, or future physical or mental health or condition of an individual;
    • provision of HealthCare to an individual;
    • the past, present, or future payment for the provision of HealthCare to an individual.

More Information#

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