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‘Out of pocket’ privacy rule still a thorny issue, AHIMA panelists say
Modern Healthcare

It’s a quirky new patient privacy rule, and it’s already perplexing healthcare providers. Of all the many provisions of the omnibus electronic health information privacy and security rule that went into effect Sept. 23, the one restoring a narrow right for patients to control the sharing of information from their medical records prompted the longest discussion at a forum on privacy and security policy at the American Health Information Management Association’s convention in Atlanta on Wednesday.