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    Jun 16, 2012, 05:58 AM
    Employee gave employer a doctors excuse for missing work and employer wants to know t
    Employee returned to work with doctors excuseand employer wants reason for missing work. Does this come under any hipaa laws for privacy.
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    Jun 16, 2012, 06:01 AM
    No, this law refers to medical professionals that give out information to others.

    Them wanting to know the reason for the illness or absent is not covered or protected under this law.

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