Odia Kagan of Fox Rothschild writes:
“New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed legislation that will effectively prohibit ambulance and first response service providers from disclosing or selling patient data to third parties for marketing purposes.
The bill was signed into law on October 7. The new law bans the sale of patient data, or individually identifying information to third parties, outside of sales to health providers, the patient’s insurer, and other parties with appropriate legal authority.
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