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Medical Records Confidentiality Act of 1995 hearing of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, on S. 1360, to ensure personal privacy with respect to medical records and health care-related information, and for other purposes, November 14, 1995. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

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SeriesS. hrg. ;, 104-320
LC ClassificationsKF26 .L27 1995z
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 165 p. ;
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL565862M
ISBN 100160522501
LC Control Number96150768

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Other breaches have been illegal: The medical records of a candidate for Congress, indicating that she once had attempted suicide, were sent to the New York Post on the eve of her primary election. 6 A Colorado medical student sold patient records to lawyers soliciting malpractice plaintiffs. 7 A public health worker in Florida carelessly. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS. (a) Short TitleThis Act may be cited as the ``Medical Records Confidentiality Act of ''. Health Care Facility Records: Confidentiality, Computerization and Security, p. 8, Forum on Health Law of the American Bar Association, July ; see Opinion , American Medical Association, Code of Medical Ethics, –97 by: 1. The authors review the conflicting goals of accessibility and security for electronic medical records and discuss nontechnical and technical aspects that constitute a .

The ADA doesn’t apply to all health records, however. The records in question must be related to a disability and must be obtained in the ways described above. However, many employers err on the side of caution by treating any and all medical information as if it were confidential. Confidentiality Requirements and Medical Records.   S. (th) was a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law. This bill was introduced in the th Congress, which met from Jan 4, to Oct 4, Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books. PRIVACY AND RELEASE OF INFORMATION 1. PURPOSE This Veterans Health Administration (VHA) directive establishes the VHA privacy Paperwork Reduction Act of (44 U.S.C. ) must be met, where applicable. HIV and Sickle Cell Anemia Medical Records, or HIPAA. (4) Confidentiality of Drug Abuse, Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Human. Understanding confidentiality and the law on access to medical records Article (PDF Available) in Obstetrics Gynaecology & Reproductive Medicine 20(5) .