Health IT Provisions in Stimulus Package Violating Privacy Protections?

Debra Roth, partner at Shaw Bransford & Roth P.C., a federal employment law firm based in Washington D.C, appeared on Federal News Radio's Federal Drive show on July 9, 2009, to discuss the controversial health IT provisions in the stimulus package. The interview is available here.

Excerpt: Just how controversial are the health IT provisions in the stimulus package? One nurse in New Hampshire is suing the Department of Health and Human Services. She says parts of the bill violate privacy protections. But how successful will she be? Debra Roth is a partner at Shaw, Bransford, Veilleux and Roth. She is also the co-host of Fed Talk which airs Fridays at 11 a.m. onFederal NewsRadio. She joins us for our weekly Legal Loop.

Source: Federal News Radio