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Calif. group issues guide to health privacy laws
Modern Healthcare

The San Diego-based Privacy Rights Clearinghouse has released a six-part consumer guide to California and federal medical records privacy laws that informs patients that their records are not as private as they probably think they are. The guide, posted on the not-for-profit organization’s website, is a series of six fact sheets explaining in detail relevant state and federal laws, how they overlap and their real-world applications.