Monthly Archives: October 2016

What should be the coverage of HDPSA?

We have already discussed one of the aspects that HDPSA should consider and that is on providing a compliance time line to enable all stakeholders to understand and implement the provisions and be compliant in good faith and to the … Continue reading

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Lets Build a Law that is “Compliance Friendly”

Whenever a new law is framed, there are many stakeholders whose interests get affected. A law is normally meant for the Citizen of a country but is framed by the Government in consultation with those who are close to the … Continue reading

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UID will now be the UHID

The UID or the Aadhar started as an ID that could separate Indian Citizens in border areas from illegal migrants and serve the national security purpose. Subsequently, it has become a project to provide a control mechanism to reduce pilferage in Government subsidies reaching the target citizens. … Continue reading

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Indian Version of HIPAA in the making

The proposed  HDPSA (Health Data Privacy and Security Act) which is being worked on by the Health and Family Welfare department of the Union Government is likely to draw a lot from the HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) … Continue reading

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First Sector Specific Privacy Law likely on Health Information in India

As per the news report, the Union Health Ministry is contemplating a new legislation tentatively titled “Healthcare Data Privacy and Security Act” (HDPSA)  to devise a “comprehensive legal framework” for  “Protection of individual health data” and “Standardization”. Refer Article here … Continue reading

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A New World of Privacy Protection in India to be unleashed

There is a great wave of change that is coming across India. More particularly to the healthcare industry in India which includes Hospitals, Pharmacies, Diagnostic Centers, Medical Professionals, IT companies engaged in Health care related operations,Health Insurance, Professionals engaged in … Continue reading

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