Payment Glossary

HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act attempts to fight again abuse, fraud and waste within health insurance and general health care delivery.

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    A technology that enables you to convert different types of documents into editable and searchable data.

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