New HIPAA Privacy Technology Legislation Introduced to Address “Outdated” HIPAA

Recently, Republican Senator Bill Cassidy and Democratic Senator Tammy Baldwin introduced legislation known as the Health Data Use and Privacy Commission Act. The legislation's main aim is to update what these Senators view as an “outdated” HIPAA law. When HIPAA was signed into law in 1996, most covered entities were in the telegraph age when it came to using electronic technology to use and disclose medical [...]