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    Committee Passes Bill Altering HIPAA

    Research-Boosting Legislation Calls for Changing Privacy Rule By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Committee Passes Bill Altering HIPAA

    The 21st Century Cure bill, designed to advance medical research and innovation, has passed another Congressional hurdle without any revisions to controversial provisions that call for significant changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule.

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    Cybersecurity Becomes a Campaign Issue

    Presidential Hopefuls Addressing Information Security, Privacy By Eric Chabrow
    Cybersecurity Becomes a Campaign Issue

    Unlike previous presidential campaigns, cybersecurity will be raised by candidates on the hustings, although the issue likely won't play a big role in determining the election. Two GOP candidates - Marco Rubio and Rand Paul - already have broached the topic.

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    Coast Guard Health Data Privacy Suspect

    IG: Personnel, Kin May Be Exposed to Loss of Privacy, ID Theft By Eric Chabrow
    Coast Guard Health Data Privacy Suspect

    The United States Coast Guard faces challenges in protecting the private information found in medical records of its personnel and their families, a Department of Homeland Security inspector general report says.

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    Bill Altering Privacy Rule Advances

    Legislation Is Designed to Boost Medical Research, Innovation By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Bill Altering Privacy Rule Advances

    An amended version of the 21st Century Cure bill has passed its first Congressional hurdle without revisions to provisions that would significantly change the HIPAA Privacy Rule. The bill also would set penalties for blocking information sharing.

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    House Votes to Ban NSA Bulk Collection

    USA Freedom Act Passes by Wide Margin By Eric Chabrow
    House Votes to Ban NSA Bulk Collection

    Legislation to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone records won overwhelming approval in the House of Representatives, but its fate in the Senate remains far from certain.

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