Medical "Privacy" "Law"
Pop quiz time! What do you call a set of regulations that the government won’t enforce?
In the three years since Americans gained federal protection for their private medical information, the Bush administration has received [nearly 20,000] complaints alleging violations but has not imposed a single civil fine and has prosecuted just two criminal cases.
“Medical Privacy Law Nets No Fines.” Dan Solove suggests a right of private action in “HIPAA’s Lax Enforcement.”
Photo by James Tran.