[ Monday, May 01, 2017 ]
Connecticut Case on Patient-Physician Confidentiality: Interesting case
Jeff [12:14 PM]
, but probably not specifically HIPAA-relevant. HIPAA allows disclosure of PHI under non-judicial subpoenas, as long as "reasonable assurances" are received. It's unclear whether they were in this case, but it's also unclear if there's any HIPAA component to the case at all at this point, given that this is the second trip to the Supreme Court for these litigants.
I do, however, take exception to the comment that "HIPAA is irrelevant." HIPAA may be many things, but it never is irrelevant.
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