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There is no private cause of action for a HIPAA violation.
You can certainly file a complaint with the state licensing agency and you can file a complaint with the Attorney General for your state and they can decide to pursue it.
But the courts have consistently ruled that HIPAA does not allow a person to bring a civil lawsuit for a disclosure.
You would want to file a complaint with the state licensing agency. They look harshly on HIPAA violations.
You can do that through this website: http://www.attorneygeneral.gov/complaints.aspx?id=458
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