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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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New York HISPC Part 2: Starting Assumptions

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  • Affirmative consent is necessary for the exchange of all health information through a RHIO.
    • Opinions vary about whether this is necessary under state law.
    • Conclusion based on belief by state officials that this is necessary public policy to earn patient trust and therefore, for the success of RHIOs.
  • New policies are necessary to provide clear rules in the marketplace for the benefit of consumers, providers and other RHIO stakeholders.
  • New policies should specifically govern HIE conducted among participants in RHIOs.
  • The policies must co-exist with HIPAA.
  • The policies may update, expand or strengthen state law.

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