This week, a lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts against the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for its use of a COVID-19 contact-tracing app for residents’ mobile phones. However, very few residents voluntarily downloaded the app. The solution? The lawsuit alleges that Massachusetts caused the app to be downloaded to certain residents’ mobile
Connecticut Legislative Update: Public Act 16-77: An act concerning patient notices, designation of a health information technology officer, assets purchased for the state-wide health information exchange and membership of the state health information technology advisory council
By Conor Duffy & Guest Contributor on
Posted in Health Information Privacy
This legislation (P.A. 16-77) makes substantive and technical changes related to Public Act 15-146, a major public health and health care bill passed by the Connecticut Legislature during its 2015 Legislative Session.
CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE CONSUMER INFORMATION WEBSITE
Under current law, Connecticut’s Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) is required, within available resources, to establish and…