By Jonathan D. Karelitz and Craig B. Simonsen

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), Public Law 104-191, contains extensive rules designed to limit access by non-health plan entities to certain individually identifiable health information (collectively referred to as the “Privacy Rule”).

The Privacy Rule contains a number of exceptions for when protected health information
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