|My HIV status was disclosed by medical provider without my permission
Jul 14, 2005
My HIV status was disclosed by my medical provider. My medical records were subpoened as a result of a separate issue not relating to my HIV. My medical provider responded to the subpoena and left in detail a message about my HIV status on an opposing attorney's voicemail. This has all been confirmed by all parties involved.
What are my rights?
Response from Ms. Breuer
You have the right, which I encourage you to exercise immediately, to file a complaint under HIPAA. Find your local Equal Employment Opportunity Commission office or an ACLU office and ask how to file the claim. There are fat fines for behavior like this.
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