are required to comply with the Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and The Gramm-Leach-Bliley
The Health Insurance Portability
and Accountability Act (HIPAA) identifies protected health
information and set rules for the security and privacy of this information.
The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act
places significant restrictuions on the use of customer information
by those in the Financial Industry (Insurance, Banks, Securities,
Mortgage, Escrow, etc). These institutions must disclose their privacy
policies to their customers.