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Software Partners Advocates for Changes to California Assembly Bill 1797 to Support Patient Privacy

California Assembly Bill 1797, “Immunization Registry”, is currently making its way through the California Legislature. At this writing, the bill:

  • Changes provider participation in CAIR2 from voluntary to mandatory.
  • Changes most demographic data elements, including race and ethnicity, from “required if available” (as determined by the HL7 implementation guide) to “required”.
  • Contains the language: “In the case of schools, childcare facilities, family childcare homes, and county human services agencies, for the COVID-19 public health emergency, to perform immunization status assessments of pupils, adults, ...
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