The HIPAA Privacy Rule sets rules and limits over who can look at and receive your health information. The rules still apply with Blue Button so your doctor won’t have access to any information they don’t already have access to through this technology.
My doctor’s office was asking me questions about medicines I had purchased at the local drug store. With the Blue Button will my doctor have all of my information even if I don’t explicitly give them the authority to use it?
Content last reviewed on January 15, 2013