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News Release: WPF publishes new report about how to use your new HIPAA right to restrict disclosure of your medical information when you pay in full

For Immediate Release January 30, 2014   San Diego & Washington, D.C. — The World Privacy Forum published a new report today that helps patients understand and use the new HIPAA right to restrict disclosure of their medical information to health plans when treatment is paid for out of pocket in full. The report contains

News Release: WPF asks National Institutes of Health for Changes to Its Draft Genomics Data Sharing Policy

  San Diego, November 18, 2013 —  WPF filed comments today asking The National Institutes of Health to make changes to its draft Genomic Data Sharing Policy for sharing, for research purposes, of large-scale human and nonhuman genomic data. The World Privacy Forum comments focus on human genomic privacy. “We are most concerned in our comments