SECTION 1. Chapter 118 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 16 the following section:
Section 17. The patient consent processes applicable to the statewide health information exchange, otherwise known as Mass HIway, as per Section 11 of this Chapter and applicable regulations, shall be deemed sufficient and proper patient consent for all health information exchanges in the Commonwealth[, regardless of their connection to or relationship with the state health information exchange.]
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