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A hipaa violation does not necessarily give rise to a lawsuit. It is usually just a fine. I am not understanding who they are saying received unauthorized patient medical info. Can you clarify?
If you are guilty the. The nursing board can suspend or terminate your license but they will usually do an investigation and you can appeal. You should consult with an attorney who has experience with nursing board hearings if things do get to that point.
I think they are overreacting then. They are members of the program so those types of disclosures are not uncommon.