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Patients to See Health Records in 15 Days with HHS Proposal, Bloomberg Law

December 10, 2020

Morgan Lewis partner Reece Hirsch was quoted in a Bloomberg Law article about a recent US Department of Health and Human Services proposal targeted at decreasing the barriers healthcare workers face when seeking to share patient health information and improve patient access to records. In the piece, he discussed the implications surrounding the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). “The interplay between HIPAA and those more restrictive laws can create obstacles for information sharing,” said Reece in the article.

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