SB0017 (CH0657)

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Health Information Exchanges - Definitions and Regulations

Sponsored by:

Chair, Finance Committee


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 657

Synopsis:Altering a requirement that the Maryland Health Care Commission adopt certain regulations for the privacy and security of protected health information obtained or released through a health information exchange; altering the definition of a "health information exchange" to include an entity that governs, as well as one that provides, certain processes related to health care information; repealing a certain provision of law prohibiting certain regulations from applying to certain protected health information; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Chair, Finance Committee (By Request - Departmental - Health)
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
By Request of the Governor
Finance  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Public Health
Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Disclosure
Electronic Communication -see also- Comm; Elec.Gov; Lang; Te
Health Care Commission
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(4-301, 4-302.2)

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May 18, 2018 4:03 P.M.