Stastatutory schemes

Discuss the the effectiveness of current statutory schemes for patient protection

Directions: Do you think that the focus of statutory schemes such as that in MA that protects records mainly based on who is providing the treatment, versus the type of treatment, is effective? If you were a state legislator looking at HIPAA’s protections for medical records, would you feel that it would be necessary or appropriate to build a layer of protection above HIPAA’s for mental health records, or would you think HIPAA’s protections are sufficient?











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