Medical Records & HIPPA

Photo of the front of UK HealthCare's Albert B. Chandler Hospital


The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 is a federal law that requires medical providers to protect and secure individually identifiable patient health information in certain ways. HIPAA also governs how medical providers can use and disclose health information. For more information about HIPAA, visit Chandler Medical Center - HIPAA.