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ASHP Supports Government Proposal for Protecting Patient Information

Noting that the government’s proposal on patient privacy fits well with a policy the House of Delegates adopted in June 1999, ASHP yesterday provided comments on the proposed “Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information.” Final regulations must be issued by Feb. 21, in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.

Click here to view ASHP’s letter to the Department of Health and Human Services