Are work injuries protected by privacy laws?
Here’s everything you need to know about HIPAA and workers comp.
If you have been injured on the job and are being treated through workers compensation, you may have questions about the privacy of your medical treatment as you recover. How much will the insurance company know about your injury? How much will your employer know? Is there any way to keep your health condition between you and your doctor?
Regardless of the extent or severity of your injury, these concerns are valid and it’s important to understand the relationship between HIPAA and workers comp. Read more