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Do you need to explain to an employer about doctor-prescribed medications?

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2006-04-11 14:09:02
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No, the HIPPA laws protect patient privacy. If you have a condition that prevents you from doing your job, your employer can try to accomodate you or request that you move one, but he is not allowed to obtain nor is he privy to whatever medications his employees are using.

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