Consumer Protection Law
Consumer Protection Law Questions? Ask a Lawyer Now.
Unfortunately, this would probably not rise to the level of a hipaa violation namely because the dr. is a medical provider who can receive this information and your insurance company has an interest as they are the payor. Furthermore, HIPAA does not really give rise to a civil lawsuit claim, it just has fines for providers who violate it. Any claim would have to be brought under any breach of privacy laws in your state.