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  • HIPAA and Language Services in Health Care

    In 1996, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) became law and began to reshape how patients and healthcare providers think about the privacy of patient information. For interpreters who work in health care settings, it is important to understand how the patient privacy requirements of HIPAA affect…

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  • Salazar v. District of Columbia D.D.C. and D.C. Circuit

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    A class of Medicaid beneficiaries in the District of Columbia challenged widespread problems in DC’s Medicaid program, including failing to timely process Medicaid applications, terminating benefits without advanced notice, and denying children the full scope of benefits they are entitled to under the Early and Periodic, Screening, Diagnosis, and…

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