To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to promulgate regulations clarifying the circumstances under which, consistent with the standards governing the privacy and security of individually identifiable health information promulgated by the Secretary under sections 262(a) and 264 of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, health care providers and covered entities may disclose the protected health information of patients with a mental illness, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 6th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 9, 2015
Length: 7 pages
Jun 9, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 9, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Jun 9, 2015
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H.R. 2690 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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