Mike Faher reports:
On the surface, the question is relatively simple: How should Vermonters decide whether their medical records are visible to practitioners in a statewide database?
But that question has spurred an ongoing debate that’s made its way to the Statehouse.
Advocates say the state needs to switch from the current system — in which residents have to “opt in” to the online health information exchange — to an opt-out setup in which their records will be included unless they object.
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