Improper Medical Disclosures Could Lead To Punitive Damages

McGlynn, Maureen Dunn
May 2008
Business Journal (Central New York);5/9/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 19, p17
In this article, the author reflects on issues about the improper disclosure of confidential medical information in New York. She believes that the wrongful disclosure of this information could result to punitive damages under state law. She also advises that health care providers should not become complacent even if the U.S. Department Health and Human Services failed to enforce civil money penalties of this wrong doing.


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