Month: July 2022

Updated DHHS OCR Guidance on Health Information Privacy After Dobbs

Medical providers across the United States have been scrambling to make sense of their professional responsibilities and corresponding liability risks in the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. As was discussed here previously, the decision threatens to undermine the healthcare system as a whole, jeopardizing health information privacy
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One Step Closer to Federal Data Privacy Law Reform: H.R. 8152, the American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA)

Several bills have been under consideration by legislators in Washington, D.C., and the US Federal Privacy Legislation Tracker (hosted at IAPP) is a good starting point for those looking to get caught up. There have been several bills, but the major ones under deliberation have been the Consumer Data Privacy and Security Act of 2021
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