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Medical Record Privacy

NPR's Julie Rovner reports on the debate within the Bush administration over federal regulations of the privacy of medical records. The new rules were issued by the Clinton administration but haven't yet taken effect. Tommy Thompson, the new secretary of health and human services, has the authority to kill them and will announce his decision by the end of this week.

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