Albuquerque, NM asked in Education Law, Civil Rights and Health Care Law for Kentucky

Q: What rights does the school have to call my child’s doctor to ask information about appointments, missed appointments

My child is on home hospital due to him being sick a lot. I found out that the school called my sons doctor questioning the home health reason and asked when his appointment was and the doctor openly told them that we decided that it may be beneficial for my son to see a therapist the doctor openly told the school that he missed his first therapist appointment and told them when his next therapist appointment was! I have not signed a medical release form for the school for them

To be able to call and ask medical information but the school called me after talking to the doctor pretty much demanding me to sign a release form in which I absolutely will not be signing, but before I refuse Id like to know what my rights are as far as the doctor giving the school medical information without my consent. And what can I do about this if they are not allowed to to release medical info but did so anywayIf the doc is limited on what they can say can you inform me of what exactly they can release

1 Lawyer Answer
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: None whatsoever. Absolutely none.

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