Important reminder: HIPAA extends to expert witnesses
Abstract: Health issues arise in a variety of litigation contexts, including personal injury, medical malpractice, divorce and insurance claims. In these cases, attorneys must ensure that they — and their expert witnesses and consultants — comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). This brief article points out what HIPAA was designed to do and notes several 2009 HIPAA revisions.
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