Strict Health Data Privacy Laws In Washington, Nevada Now In Effect

By Emma Beavins / April 1, 2024 at 4:49 PM
Two restrictive state health data privacy laws went into effect March 31 in Washington and Nevada, despite concerns by hospitals and telehealth lobbyists that state-level efforts to impose guardrails on some health information not currently covered by the federal privacy law go too far. The laws, both passed in 2023, have big implications for state businesses that handle consumer health data. Of particular concern for stakeholders is the Washington law’s private right of action, which could drastically increase the number...

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