H.R. 4805: Ensuring Patient Access to Healthcare Records Act of 2016

Introduced:

Mar 17, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Mar 17, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 17, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Representative for Washington's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2016
Length: 13 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act to provide that information held by health care clearinghouses is subject to privacy protections that are equivalent to the protections that apply to information held by other types of covered entities under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

History

Mar 17, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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