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Presidential election casts uncertainty on HIPAA

Briefings on HIPAA, August 1, 2008

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The presidential election is still months away, and presumptive nominees John McCain and Barack Obama have only begun articulating substantive policy positions. But one thing is clear: HIPAA is at a turning point.

The next president will encounter trends indicative of a desire for greater privacy and security of health information. Covered entities will likely face an enforcement shift and significant legislative action, regardless of who next occupies the Oval Office.

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