TITLE

HIPAA should trump other privacy laws

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Nov2007 HIPAA Regulatory Alert, Vol. 29, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the need for the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) to preempt state and local privacy laws to facilitate the use of information technology (IT) and ensure access by health care providers to needed information at the point of care.
ACCESSION #
34145814

 

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