Currently, the act is under drafting. The National Law School of India, Bengaluru has submitted a recommended draft to the Government of India, Department of Health and Family Welfare in the Union Ministry.
The Ministry has released a press note which appeared on October 1, highlighting the salient features of the proposed Act.
It is expected that the draft would be ultimately put up on the website for public comments when it becomes a Bill and is presented to the Parliament.
We have requested for a Copy of the proposed legislation and awaiting the copy.
However, based on other information that may be available, the issues involved in Health Care Data Privacy and Security will be discussed here.