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What was the purpose for the company to download the prescription? They were not sharing the information so your insurer would cover the charge?
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I was trying to get a burial policy set up to cover expenses
when I pass on. But felt violated when call by Ins. company to discuss medications, weight , height, and doctor information gathered from Milliman.
I see. It sounds as though the company may have used the information you provided as a marketing tool, Shirley.If you did not provide your consent for them to share your confidential information, providing such information to others would typically violate HIPAA, a federal law designed to protect us from the unauthorized distribution of our confidential medical information.Here is a link on how to file a complaint against the company with the Dept. of Health and Human Services.http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/complaints/You may also want to consider filing a lawsuit for damages based on an invasion of privacy claim if you have suffered damages as a result of the wrongful disclosure. For that, it would be best to retain a local attorney to reprsent you in this matter. One with experience in civil litigation would usually be best.
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