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Hoosier, wolverine privacy regs trump federal law

Physician Practice Perspective, July 21, 2002

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State laws are actually tougher than the federal privacy law in more than a handful of situations, according to a Midwest law firm now comparing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) to local regulations. Law firms in other states are toiling away on similar comparisons. Call your state medical society or department of insurance to see whether they have anything on file from a firm.Comparisons for Indiana and Michigan are complete, according to Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, an Indianapolis-based firm that discovered medical records rules an

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