Healthcare Interoperability & Big Data
4medica Articles, Press Releases & News Coverage
Recently, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) proposed legislation to remove the national patient identifier language from the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) claiming the creation of a National Patient ID would increase patient privacy risks. I...
Although the U.S. House of Representatives recently voted to lift a ban on using federal funding to create national patient identifiers and 4medica was proud to support AHIMA’s support letter calling to strike Section 510 from the Labor-HHS appropriations bill, there is much work to be done to move patient matching forward in the healthcare industry.