Nov 22, 2005
Why does HIPAA exclude those who were covered under individaul policies?
I moved from California to Texas and have been trying to convert my California BCBS policy to a Texas policy but keep getting the run around.
Now I find out that my individual policy does not entitleme to HIPAA protection.
| Response from Ms. Franzoi
Under the statutory and regulatory provisions of HIPAA, it only applies to group health plans. I suggest you contact an insurance broker in Texas to find out what options might be available to you.
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