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No, this is not a violation, I am afraid. Healthcare board are specifically allowed to access this information to pursue to an active investigation of a specific individual who is licensed by the board conducting the investigation. As such, the communication of PDMP to the healthcare board is not unlawful or in violation of privacy rights or HIPAA.
Once the Board has the information, they can communicate to the provider. Now, the provider cannot generally communicate back because that may be a HIPAA violation, but they can receive the information as the Board is not bound by the same HIPAA restrictions and privacy laws if they are conducting an investigation.
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