Re: Lawyers Fees for Final Settlement
I read thru that link and it doesn't really mention third party people.
It mentions "other persons" involved in workers’ compensation systems.
My records were given to a company that decides what the WCMSA amount should be.
In order to determine the WCMSA amount, they would have to have access to your medical records.
That company is not a third party, they are an entity used to determine WCMSA amounts - they are involved in the workers’ compensation systems.
How the Rule Works
Disclosures Without Individual Authorization. The Privacy Rule permits covered entities to disclose protected health information to workers’ compensation insurers, State administrators, employers, and other persons or entities involved in workers’ compensation systems, without the individual’s authorization:
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