Press Release

Artificial Intelligence: Health Care State Outlook and Legal Update for 2024

In a new insight, Director of Health Care Policy Laura Hobbs reviews recent federal, state, and legal activity on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the broader health care sector, including congressional hearings, state legislation, and class action lawsuits.

Key points:

  • As Congress holds hearings on the growing use of AI in the health care sector, states are considering and enacting legislation to restrict the use or implementation of such technology.
  • While states’ actions are aimed at protecting patient health and privacy, they risk creating a patchwork of regulations that are difficult to navigate as AI technology evolves.
  • Moreover, these actions could inadvertently stifle the adoption of technology that has real promise to improve patient outcomes.

Read the analysis