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Evaluating the Privacy of Covid-19 At-Home Tests

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently authorized the first few at-home rapid Covid-19 tests, which can process results in 30 minutes or less without the need to send a specimen to a lab.

Federal law does play a role through the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). While this law provides some privacy protections for identifiable health information, there may be gaps in its applicability to at-home test kit providers.

Full article: Evaluating the Privacy of Covid-19 At-Home Tests | Brennan Center for Justice

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