CCPA Amendment Adds Needed Clarity for Medical & Research Community

The National Law Review

Julie Erin Rubash

An amendment to the CCPA recently passed through the legislature, adding some much needed clarity to HIPAA-regulated entities, research institutions and other life science and medical device companies. CCPA in its current form left open uncertainty for business associates, de-identified information, and information collected in the course of medical research. AB 713 helps clarify certain exemptions and applicability of CCPA to organizations in the health and research space.

CCPA and Business Associates
Currently, CCPA does not regulate protected health information (PHI) that is collected by either a HIPAA covered entity or business associate. CCPA also exempts...

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