Post-Roe Uncertainty for HIPAA and Navigating Policy Implications for Health Plans
Thought Leadership Insights
By Maridy Mcginnis,
President & CEO
As the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade reverberates across the U.S., employers, payers, and third-party administrators (TPAs) are beginning to contend with its complex implications for patient privacy. Focused on ensuring that members continue to have access to comprehensive care, organizations are reviewing how best to navigate the new landscape.
Many today may not realize that the 1973 landmark Roe decision laid the foundation for the HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) privacy protections currently in effect. The 1973 court relied on the 14th Amendment’s due process clause…