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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 7: Fully interoperable electronic health records systems connecting to statewide health information exchange

[Text of section added by 2012, 224, Sec. 134 effective January 1, 2017. See 2012, 224, Sec. 286.]

Section 7. All providers in the commonwealth shall implement fully interoperable electronic health records systems that connect to the statewide health information exchange. The executive office, in consultation with the institute, shall ensure that the statewide health information exchange and associated electronic health records systems comply with all state and federal privacy requirements, including those imposed by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, P.L. 104?191, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, P.L. 111?5, 42 C.F.R. ?? 2.11 et seq. and 45 C.F.R. ?? 160, 162 and 164.