On February 6, 2014, three agencies within the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) — the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, and the Office for Civil Rights — finalized rules to allow patients to directly access test results from laboratories.  See 79 Fed. Reg. 7290 (Feb. 6, 2014).
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