The App Association which represents app makers and related companies, for more than a year has worked with policymakers to get guidance on patient access rights to their health information under the HIPAA law. Now that the guidance is out, the group generally likes what it sees.

The department of Health and Human Services previously built a web portal where anyone could ask about HIPAA, but it wasn’t an effective resource because it wasn’t monitored very well, says Morgan Reed, executive director at the App Association.

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