Washington state’s mandate, issued last month by Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee, covers more than 800,000 workers. And unlike the economy-wide mandate announced by Biden last week, it doesn’t allow employees to submit to weekly testing instead of getting a vaccine.
The program is among at least 450 existing medical-legal partnerships across the nation that typically serve impoverished people and migrants
HIPAA only protects health care information held by specific kinds of health care providers. For example, health care data on your Apple Watch or Fitbit is not usually covered by HIPAA. Genetic data you enter on websites like Ancestry.com is also not covered by HIPAA.
Biden made it clear that combating the covid-19 pandemic will be his top priority.
The general rule is yes – with some exceptions.