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Florida Electronic Health Records Exchange Act Amended – Health Records Maintained by Qualifying Health Care Providers Must Be Stored in the U.S., U.S. Territories, and Canada Only

On May 8, 2023, Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida signed CS/CS/SB 264, amending a suite of Florida statutes to impose heightened requirements on business activities involving foreign interests.  As related to the health care industry, CS/CS/SB 264 amended the Florida Electronic Health Records Exchange Act (“Act”) to, among other things, require “health care providers” that … Continue Reading

OCR Joins Chorus of Regulators Warning About Health Data Tracking Technology

Key Takeaway: Organizations must conduct a fact-based analysis to determine whether health data collection and tracking technology deployed on their websites and mobile apps complies with the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) and other applicable laws and guidance. Cookies, web beacons, and similar technology are used to collect and analyze data about … Continue Reading
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