Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) enforcement of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), focusing on: (1) HCFA's progress in enforcing HIPAA and related laws in states lacking conforming statutes; (2) HCFA's role in enforcing HIPAA for state and local government health plans; and (3) the status of pending federal regulations regarding HIPAA's nondiscrimination provisions that restrict health plans from excluding employees, or varying benefits, premiums, or employer contributions, on the basis of health status."
Date: March 31, 2000
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
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