The Utah House Health and Human Services Standing Committee voted 7-3 to favorably approve House Bill 239 on Thursday, advancing it to the House floor for consideration.     The bill would direct the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to work with stakeholders on designating a centralized health information exchange where patients and … Read more

Abortion providers in Texas received guidance on patient privacy on Wednesday in the face of potential criminal liability for service provisions. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) outlined guidance that clarified the Privacy Rule of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).     The rule guards a patient’s protected health information … Read more