Vermont Employment Law Update – June 2016

Vermont

Disclosure of Protected Health Information

On June 6, 2016, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed legislation (S.B. 155) regarding the disclosure of protected health information. The bill provides the same protections to protected health information as provided by the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

The law goes into effect on October 1, 2016.

Read VT S.B. 155