Do Family Members Have a Right to Know When a Loved One Overdoses on Opioids?

STAT (06/13) – The right to medical privacy is enshrined in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and a host of other confidentiality rules. But a White House-appointed panel is now considering whether to recommend that those privacy regulations be relaxed in a bid to help contain the country’s rising tide of opioid overdoses.Read more


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