My state law says I may disclose records, relating to the treatment I provided to an injured worker, to a workers’ compensation insurer for purposes of determining the amount of or entitlement to payment under the workers’ compensation system. Am I allowed to share this information under the HIPAA Privacy Rule?

Yes. A covered entity is permitted to disclose an individual’s [...]

Won’t the HIPAA Privacy Rule’s minimum necessary standard impede the ability of workers’ compensation insurers, state administrative agencies, and employers to obtain the health information needed to pay injured or ill workers the benefits guaranteed them under State workers’ compensation system?

No. The Privacy Rule is not intended to impede the [...]

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