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    Criminal Justice and HIPAA

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    How does Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA 1996) affect criminal justice organizations and security organizations? What level of privacy and confidentiality should be taken into account? What improvements would you recommend?

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    The HIPPA legislation provides provisions that allow for disclosure of patient's information to public health authorities or other appropriate government authorities authorized by law to receive reports of child abuse or neglect. In ...

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    This article provides student's with an explanation of how HIPAA, which was passed in 1996 affects the criminal justice system in regards to privacy. What privacy laws have to be respected by criminal justice professionals is discussed within the response. In addition any possible improvements are suggested by the academic.