Washington’s New Health Care Data Law is Expansive and Takes Effect Soon. Are You Ready?

On April 27th, Washington State’s governor signed the Washington State My Health My Data Act—a law the legislature nominally designed to increase healthcare privacy. But it does more than that. The law uses sweeping definitions and expansive provisions that will have ramifications for companies collecting biometric information, internet activity, or data that could identify someone as seeking to learn about (or improve) their health….
By: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
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