In the Press
June 2, 2023

Broader State Scrutiny of Consumer Health Data Tests Companies (Bloomberg Law)

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee made a significant move April 27 by signing a groundbreaking health privacy law. The My Health My Data Act introduces an all-encompassing privacy framework for organizations operating in the state that deal with consumer health data not protected by HIPAA. Washington is the only state that has enacted a law specifically targeting privacy and security of medical and health-related information not covered by HIPAA. But lawmakers in other states have also noted the gap in protections for this kind of information, and have proposed or are considering similar laws. Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity partner Jacqueline Klosek and associate Federica De Santis explain more in Bloomberg Law.