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Proposed regulation requires HIPAA-covered labs to release test results directly to patients

Briefings on HIPAA, November 1, 2011

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If finalized, the rule would allow patients to request test result reports directly from labs, which would in turn provide the information directly to patients or their authorized representatives.

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