Draft Stimulus Package Would Require Guidance On Health Data Sharing

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / March 25, 2020 at 6:24 PM
A portion of the pending coronavirus compromise legislation would require HHS to issue guidance laying out what health information can and cannot be shared during the pandemic, as the Trump administration relaxes some enforcement of privacy law. The draft bill would require HHS issue the guidance on sharing protected health information during the pandemic within 180 days of the bill’s enactment. HHS has been relaxing its enforcement of privacy law in recent weeks to ease provider burden when responding to...

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