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Organizations urge HHS to reconsider disclosures proposed rule, withdraw access report provision

Briefings on HIPAA, September 1, 2011

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Federal regulators are "misguided" in their proposed HIPAA disclosures rule, disregarding what Congress intended through HITECH and failing to balance patient privacy rights with the technological capabilities of providers, the American Hospital Association (AHA) says in its letter to the federal regulators.

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