How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Zoey, JD Your Own Question
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD, Attorney
Category: Legal
Satisfied Customers: 27467
Experience:  Active member of the NYS bar since 1989
Type Your Legal Question Here...
Zoey, JD is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have been going to a WALGREENS pharmacy stenosis pain, I

Customer Question

I have been going to a WALGREENS pharmacy for prescriptions for spinal stenosis pain, I went back to my psychiatrist after about 8 months, she gave me the same Meds for Depressionas 8 Months ago and this is all in my records at the pharmacy that I was taking before...the pharmacist lied to me and said they couldn't fill until Monday...THE QUESTION IS : CAN THE PHARMACIST CALL MY DOCTOR, EITHER THE PAIN SPECIALIST OR THE PSYCHIATRIST WITHOUT FIRST DISCUSSING THE PROBLEM WITH ME?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Zoey, JD replied 1 year ago.


I'm Zoey and I'll be assisting you. I'm reviewing your question now. Are you online at this time?

Expert:  Zoey, JD replied 1 year ago.

HIPAA allows for some communication of your health information to be disclosed and discussed without your consent. So your pharmacist can contact your physicians to discuss your eligibility for and the administration of or approval for your medication.