Tag Archives: privacy

New HIPAA rule means big changes for doctors, hospitals

Doctors, hospitals, other medical providers and companies who do business with them are facing big changes as a result of new HIPAA regulations.

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Benchmarks: HIPAA doesn’t preempt wrongful disclosure suit

A West Virginia man can sue for the wrongful disclosure of his mental health records to his estranged wife and her divorce attorney as a result of last week’s decision by the state’s highest court that HIPAA does not preempt ...

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In-law didn’t violate privacy law by hacking e-mail

A woman didn’t violate the Stored Communications Act when she hacked into her brother-in-law’s personal e-mail in the course of a domestic dispute, the South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled in reinstating a summary judgment.

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