D.C. Attorney General Proposes Stricter Breach Notification Law

Washington D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine is pushing to strengthen the data breach notification laws for D.C. residents. If protected health information (PHI) is released without their knowledge, Attorney General Racine wants his residents notified more quickly and he wants to expand the circumstances when patients must be notified under the HIPAA breach notification rule. On March 21, 2019, A.G. Racine introduced the Security Breach Protection Amendment [...]