CHANGES SUGGESTED FOR RULE ON RX PRIVACY

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The National Association of Chain Drug Stores here was planning by this week to file some suggestions to modify the federal medical privacy rule proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services.HHS made several changes to the original rule that were favorable to retail pharmacies while preserving consumers' privacy protections, according to NACDS, but the association is hoping

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The National Association of Chain Drug Stores here was planning by this week to file some suggestions to modify the federal medical privacy rule proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services.

HHS made several changes to the original rule that were favorable to retail pharmacies while preserving consumers' privacy protections, according to NACDS, but the association is hoping to encourage some additional tweaking. The rule spells out consumers' rights conce

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