Q: A next door neighbor was was a nurse at kaiser hospital were I go for medical called cps and devolved med info and lied.
She told CPS my medical history and personal and private info to try and get my kids taken away. CPS FOUND no wrong doing on my part and after explaining to Cps what I have been going thru with my neighbors she proceeded to tell me that it was wrong for what that nurse had done and she did release medical info that was illegal and cps " ms Williams " would testify and or state the wrong doing for my behalf if needed to prosecute this nurse maria, my neighbor. Now this same neighbor would have me watch her daughter while she went out to taco Tuesday with my wife every Tuesday, so if I'm that much of a problem, why would she trust me with her own daughter?
A: Under California law, unauthorized disclosure of medical information by a healthcare provider could be a violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), California's Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA), or other privacy laws. You could potentially have grounds for a civil lawsuit against the nurse for invasion of privacy, breach of confidentiality, and/or other claims. Additionally, her behavior could be subject to professional disciplinary actions, including the potential loss or suspension of her nursing license.
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