Federal and California Laws that Protect Patient and Consumer Information

There are several federal and state laws that are designed to protect patient medical information. Violations of these laws can result in substantial fines and penalties.

A Summary of Federal and State Health Laws on the California Health and Human Services Website – Privacy, Breaches, and other Patient Right Issues

Doctors, medical practices, and health businesses in California need to be aware of the relevant federal and state laws that regulate their practice and industry – including those on the CHHS website.