WASHINGTON -- With the passage of the patient privacy rule of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 on April 12, retail pharmacists have two years to gather their patients' signed consent forms as required by the regulation. The Bush administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services implemented the final privacy regulations in HIPAA despite strong opposition from retail pharmacists and related groups, including the Food Marketing Institute, also ...

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