If a mother of my child individually needs names of both sides of my families medical history is that breaking the HIPAA violation?
A HIPAA violation is a health care provider disclosing information. Instead of framing this as whether the mother needs the information, think about what a doctor treating your child needs to know. Knowing family medical history is helpful; sometimes critical.
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