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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Challenges/Solutions (continued)

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  • Challenge: Variation created by state privacy and security laws
    • State law governing privacy and security is scattered, fragmented, sometimes inconsistent or contradictory within a state, and frequently does not apply sensibly to electronic exchange.
  • Solution: 9 states implementing solutions related to state law
    • Producing a catalog of existing relevant statutes and administrative regulations
    • Developing a road map of current P&S laws/statutes
    • Developing model legislation to harmonize on multistate issues such as consent
    • Completing a legal analysis to determine what changes need to be made to ensure privacy and security
    • Reforming state privacy laws to address electronic HIE
    • Drafting legislation for 2008 session

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