Did my therapist violate HIPAA privacy laws?
During my last appointment, my therapist compared my situation to that of another client.
She didn't give names, but described the person as being blind with a blind spouse and who was expecting a baby and having anxiety about how to care for an infant while visually impaired.
Isn't that a violation of privacy laws?
- NeilLv 46 months ago
Maybe. Depends on details.
- 6 months ago
No, they did not.
- USAFisnumber1Lv 76 months ago
She could have made it all up. Kind of like showing you that your problems are not as bad as theirs.
- scott bLv 76 months ago
If she didn't give a name, then how could she have violated someone's privacy?
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- MercuriLv 76 months ago
No. Also he could have been making up the "other client"
- InLv 76 months ago
No. She did not give any personally identifiable information, and for all you know she made it up to make you feel better.