HIPAA

Federal legislation passed in 1996 that sets standards for access, portability and renewability that apply to groups and individuals. Protects security and privacy of health data, as well as coverage for workers who lose or change jobs. Requires the establishment of national standards for e-health transactions and national identifiers for providers, health insurance plans and employers.

In Focus

June 20

107 years young

Chambersburg, PA 

Irene Rebok, a resident of Magnolias of Chambersburg, will celebrate her 107th birthday with a visit from a state representative and a "card shower."