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Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule limit an individual’s ability to gather and share family medical history information?
Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule limit what a doctor can do with a family medical history?
Under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, may a health care provider disclose protected health information about an individual to another provider, when such information is requested for the treatment of a family member of the individual?