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Senate Health To Look Into Rules For Data Shared With Third-Party Apps

By Michelle M. Stein
May 7, 2019 at 5:36 PM
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) suggested Tuesday (May 7) that lawmakers may need to weigh how patient privacy could be affected by third-party apps accessing health data, and Senate health committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) agreed that area needs lawmakers’ attention. He said there is concern about who makes the rules and who is in charge when patients’ personal information is given to a third party and “we need to talk more about that.” Cassidy asked at a committee hearing on...


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