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Password

Author | Date October 26, 2012

Password: A combination of capitalized and lowercase letters and numbers that are brought together for security and privacy purposes. This is part of the process of a covered entity ensuring that whoever is trying to gain access to protected health information is certainly authorized to do so. Having a secure password helps in the protection against data breaches and attacks.

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