Lawmakers differ on EMR privacy

02/10/2009 | Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

House and Senate lawmakers are at odds over language in the stimulus bill covering privacy of electronic medical records. House members support tougher protections, while the Senate has opted for more limited protections in its version of the bill. Health care providers and insurers have expressed concern that strict protections could interfere with efforts to improve care quality and efficiency.

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