DQC Glossary

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Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

United States Government legislation the ensures a person's right to buy health insurance after losing a job, establishes standards for electronic medical records, and protects the privacy of a patient's health information. 

Homeless Student

A student who lacks a fixed, regular, adequate nighttime residence or has a primary nighttime residence in a supervised, publicly or privately operated shelter for temporary accommodations.