Riverchase Dermatology Complaint - Released Confidential Information

Review by insider whistleblower on 2010-05-29
Riverchase Dermatology, medical office released information without authorization, confidential information. This is a violation of HIPAA!
Comments:4 Replies - Latest reply on 2010-06-01
Posted by Alain on 2010-05-30:
If they have it may be a criminal or at least civil violation depending where your at. You have proof of this, right?
Posted by Pepper on 2010-05-30:
What information (or what kind of information) did they release...

and to whom did they release it?
Posted by Jennifer on 2010-06-01:
Wasn't there a complaint on this place last week, but it was totally inappropriate and removed from the site? I'm sure I'll get slapped down, but I don't buy this for one second.
Posted by Pepper on 2010-06-01:
Not sure skelly. My google search (including google cache) didn't reveal anything.

I still however would like to know what kind of information they leaked and to whom.

mainly because i have seen cases where some people have said "HIPAA violation" for situations that don't apply (like a pharmacist verifying a 'script with the doctor)

So... if anything, it's perhaps easier to gain support if the HIPAA-violation claim has a little bit of background information. Doesn't have to include the actual medical info, but perhaps what kind of information was leaked (like "my medical history" or "a recent physical condition") and to whom. like "omg they told the local newspaper" or whomever it was they spoke to etc.


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