For Health Care Providers

HIPAA: Questions and Answers for Family Caregivers

This guide provides an explanation about HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), the federal law that protects personal medical information and recognizes the rights to relevant medical information of family caregivers and others directly involved in providing or paying for care.

The Provider HIPAA guide provides you with additional information about the law and the importance of communicating medical information to family caregivers.


HIPAA for Family Caregivers