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Providers supportive of push to overhaul HIPAA, but air serious concerns about data privacy, timing

May 11, 2021

IT vendors were split on shortening the window, with HIMSS calling 15 days a "reasonable measure of timeliness" for a request. But CHIME commented the reduction "will not always be feasible and could add costs to the healthcare system," suggesting regulators should document exceptions.

Organizations should continue to have 30 days given the variation in technology and records required to move data, WEDI, a group advising HHS on health IT, commented.

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