Patient confidentiality put on hold

Duff, Susanna
October 1999
Employee Benefit News;10/01/99, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p1
Focuses on the failure of the United States (US) Congress to meet its self-imposed deadline to legislate medical record privacy in the US. Responsibility of the US Department of Health and Human Services to issue federal guidelines on medical records privacy; Issues that caused a US Senate panel to postpone the scheduled drafting of the bill in July 1999; Implications of a medical records privacy legislation.


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