Steward Must Convince Jury Doc Fired For HIPAA Violation
Chris Villani reports:
Steward Healthcare System LLC will need to convince a jury it fired a psychiatrist for violating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and not because, as the doctor claims, he took disability leave after getting pneumonia, a Massachusetts federal judge ruled Wednesday in denying part of a summary judgment bid.
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Fred Donovan has more on the case on HealthITSecurity.