Portability

Business / Finance / Portability: The character of benefits that may be carried from a previous job to the next.

Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Health / Dentistry / Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act (HIPAA): Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. The law has several parts: The first part addresses health insurance portability and is designed to protect health insurance coverage for w MORE

Local Number Portability (LNP)

Technology / Cell Phones / Local Number Portability (LNP): The ability of subscribers to switch local or wireless carriers and still retain the same phone number, as they can now with long-distance carriers. Wireless carriers do not have to offer LNP until Ma MORE

Number Portability

Technology / Cell Phones / Number Portability: A term used to describe the capability of individuals, businesses and organizations to retain their existing telephone number(s) –– and the same quality of service –– when switching to a new l MORE

Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act (HIPAA )Of 1996

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act (HIPAA )Of 1996: The Act was enacted to make health insurance more 'portable' from one employer to another. The law mandates procedures for both new hires and for existing employees who are leaving the company. Employ MORE

Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)

Health / Dentistry / Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA): Federal legislation that applies to retirement programs and to employee welfare benefit programs established or maintained by employers and unions. MORE

HIPAA

Health / Health Insurance / HIPAA: A Federal law passed in 1996 that allows persons to qualify immediately for comparable health insurance coverage when they change their employment or relationships. It also creates the authority to ma MORE

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