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CLIA Lab Subject to HIPAA Not Necessarily Exempt from State Medical Privacy Law

by | Feb 16, 2021

Case: Plasma donors filed a class action claiming that a plasma donation company’s use of a donor-identification system based on a donor’s fingerprints and biometric information without consent violated Illinois medical privacy laws. The company, which happened to be a CLIA lab, claimed that the state law didn’t apply citing the definition of biometric identifiers […]

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