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HHS issues a model privacy notice for Personal Health Records and proposed regulations to grant patients the right to access lab results directly

Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a voluntary privacy notice for Personal Health Records (PHRs) as well as new proposed rules that would expand the rights of patients to access test result reports directly from clinical laboratories covered by HIPAA.  Both announcements were part of a HHS Consumer Health IT […]