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August 2022  
Health Law Weekly

Oregon Appeals Court Affirms Dismissal of Privacy Suit, Says Disclosure Permissible Under HIPAA

  • August 05, 2022

The Court of Appeals of Oregon said July 27 that a health provider’s disclosure of a patient’s personal health information (PHI) was permissible under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The appeals court affirmed the lower court’s grant of summary judgment to defendant Providence St. Vincent's Medical Center (PSVMC).


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