HIPAA is the acronym for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act that was passed by Congress in 1996.
HIPAA does the following:
GW Nursing Students are to complete all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) modules on privacy and security rules and regulations. Students will receive a certificate upon completion of the modules and are to upload this certificate into CastleBranch for confirmation of compliance. This is an annual requirement.