Patient Privacy

 

 

 

CCHF Opposes National Provider Indentification Number (ID)

We seek more informaiton on the NPI number and enforcement, and do not support mandatory enumeration of all providers, the proposed broad data collection that goes well beyond identification, the violation of statute regarding security of information exchanged, the addition of two transactions, the waiver proposal, or the central registry option.

Minnesota "Smart card" Defeated in 1997

Infant Home Visiting

Instead of a National Patient ID Number...

The new nationwide index could save lives, prevent fraud, and lower costs Columbia, Md.-based Sequoia Software Corporation earlier this month won a multi-million dollar federal research and development grant to develop a national Master Patient Index (MPI) that would link patient records throughout the country.

Protecting Your Medical Records

ACTIVITIES ON BIRTH DEFECTS REGISTRY IN MINNESOTA

Health Plans Enter Schools

A new public-private partnership will "target social, emotional and health hurdles that can trip up poor children." (St. Paul Pioneer Press, 12/19/96) Initial cost: $27 million.

Impact of 1997 Minnesota Medical Record Law Amendment

Marc Tucker And The NCEE Advise Hillary On Education And Labor Training

The following letter was retyped from the original for clarity. Marc Tucker is President of the National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) and the original letter is typed on NCEE letterhead. The letterhead includes a list of the NCEE Board of Trustees, one of whom is Hillary Clinton. It has been reproduced from the CPR for Families site.

Birth Defects Prevention Act