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Bill Would Let Texas Doctors Get Data From Driver’s Licenses

Health care providers in Texas could soon collect or verify patient information by swiping that patient’s driver’s license.

The measure allowing such data collection is one of a handful that the Texas Medical Association is pushing this legislative session to help modernize medical practices. The association is also backing bills that would standardize preauthorization forms used by health plans for prescription drugs and health care services.

Of course, this is why we have electronic medical records.

See on www.nytimes.com

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