|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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