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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Jul 8, 2020, 04:08 AM

6. Persons/entities bound by HIPAA, or "Covered Entities" as the law calls them..

are generally related to provision of health related services:

- Health Care Providers
- Health Insurance Plans
- Health Care Data Clearinghouses


So, it's not likely that HIPAA was the reason that HR didn't provide the information to the rest of you. Also, the employee simply told HR about the situation: it didn't come from improper access to confidential records of any kind.

I'd be seriously pissed off at both of them.

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