Medical Privacy

LSR 24-2643 relative to the constitutional right to privacy in regards to medical records and patient information.


  • This bill updates NH medical privacy laws to reflect Article 2-b of the NH Constitution, passed by 82% of voters in 2018.
  • It further directs state actors to assert supremacy over HIPPA requirements as necessary to the state.
  • This bill defines informed consent and protects sharing of health information as broadly as permitted under HIPPA by requiring patient consent to share medical records.

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