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The State of Health Privacy - Washington
Source: Institute for Health Care Research and Policy, Georgetown University

Comprehensive summary of Washington laws concerning health care information. Topics covered include patient access to health care information; restrictions on disclosure of information; privilege for communications between patients and certain health care providers; and requirements regarding information about specific conditions including cancer, HIV / AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases, mental health, and substance abuse.
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Correcting Information in Your Health Care File
Source: Northwest Justice Project

Explains how to request corrections to medical records, what health care providers are required to do when asked to correct medical records, and what people should do when their right to correct medical records is denied.
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