This is not political

Discussion in 'Member News and Views' started by dweiss17, Nov 25, 2013.

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  1. dweiss17

    dweiss17 Registered User
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    Aug 1, 2006
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    We read over five million registered by Health Insurance, at the year’s end will lose their coverage. Should they connect with another Health Insurer would their current Doctor be obligated to give his former patient the file on his/her health…so the new physician can look and read into his new patient’s health?

    Fortunately, I am not involved in such an, almost, unthinkable process.
  2. Robert Gary

    Robert Gary Member, NAWCC Board of Directors
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    Feb 26, 2003
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    Yes, Dan, they would. Federal law makes an individual's medical record their property, not that of the doctor or the coverage provider.


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