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What New College Students Need to Know About HIPAA

The Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was enacted to provide guidelines to the healthcare industry for protecting patient information and privacy.

For minors, this is a non-issue because parents, as legal guardians, have access to their children’s medical information and are the ones making most of the medical decisions, as well...
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How to Protect Your New College Student With an Estate Plan

It’s that time of the year when parents are running around, helping get their new college student get ready for school.

It’s exciting, sad, thrilling, exhausting and everything in between. You're probably prouder than words can express, but you’re also a little afraid, too. How can you make sure your kid is going to be safe...
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Employment Eligibility Verification: What You Need to Know about the I-9

For employers, immigration isn’t just a controversial news topic.

The laws and policies surrounding this issue have a real impact on their business. All employers, including small businesses, are required to complete and retain a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification for every person they hire to work inside the U.S. for pay or any other type...
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Estate Planning for Vacation Rental Property Owners

In all parts of the country, services such as Airbnb have grown in popularity over the past few years including the beach resort areas of Hampton Roads.

Indeed, these alternatives to hotel stays are popular among homeowners and vacationers alike. If you have a home or other rental property that is generating income, you should understand...
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