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Law’s Sharona Hoffman discusses President Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis and his right to privacy protection

How Trump is using HIPAA to pick which medical details are released to the public

Vox: Sharona Hoffman, the Edgar A. Hahn Professor of Law, discussed how the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) federal law protects patients’ privacy in the wake of President Donald Trump’s admittance into the hospital after testing positive for COVID-19. That privacy protection also extends to President Trump.