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In the last decade, since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, debates regarding access to health care and relatedly, of federalism, have focused on who sets the rules for healthcare payment. Numerous articles have been written about the ACA, about Medicaid programs, and about future directions in universal healthcare coverage. But money is not the only currency that access to health requires. A medical professional cannot treat a patient without health data. And the legal literature has not fully engaged with the question of who sets the rules for healthcare data exchange.