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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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  • DFA (Dodd-Frank Act)

    The Dodd-Frank Act was made effective in 2010 to promote financial stability in the U.S. by increasing accountability and transparency.

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  • FDCPA (Fair Debt Collection Practices Act)

    Approved in 1977, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act allows for legal consumer protection against abusive debt collection practices.

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