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Does the prosecutor need a warrant to obtain medical records

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Does the prosecutor need a warrant to obtain medical records
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Roger replied 5 months ago.

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Expert:  Roger replied 5 months ago.

The prosecutor would need a subpoena duces tecum to retrieve medical records.....and usually, there must be a court order OR a HIPAA authorization accompanying the subpoena in order to access the medical records.

Expert:  Roger replied 5 months ago.

But, a warrant is not required/needed.