While the HIPAA law gives patients the right to request copies of their health records from providers and insurers, there's been no real push to enforce those rights. Many patients have frustrating experiences when they seek their records.
The HHS Office for Civil Rights concedes that much work remains to increase patient access, and in response, it's launching an ongoing program to issue guidance for patients and other stakeholders to improve compliance with the law.
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