EVIDENCE folder

HIPPAA in a Post Roe World

With Roe v. Wade now overturned, patients are wondering whether federal laws will shield their reproductive health data from state law enforcement, or legal action more broadly. The answer, currently, is no.

By Eric Boodman Tara Bannow Bob Herman  and Casey Ross

This article is from Stat, a respected, subscription-only website for the medical community. The article contains information Stat must consider vital — it was made available without a subscription. Although the title appears to reference patients, the danger to physicians is the same. It’s important to forward this to all physicians and other healthcare professionals we know.

HIPAA won’t protect you if prosecutors want your reproductive health records