Health Information and Privacy (HIPAA): Washington
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Author: Jayne Zanglein, Western Carolina University
- Washington law exceeds federal law with respect to pre-existing condition exclusions. See Pre-Existing Condition Exclusions.
- The Uniform Health Care Information Act provides requirements for written authorization of health care information. See Privacy.
- Washington's pre-existing condition insurance plan provides coverage to individuals with pre-existing conditions. See Washington Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan.