Indiana doctor who performed abortions blocked AG’s access to patient records

An Indiana doctor who said he performed an abortion on a 10-year-old rape victim in June is awaiting a judge’s ruling on whether to allow the state’s attorney general to access patients’ medical records and investigate abortion providers Will go A lawsuit was filed earlier this month by Dr. Caitlin Bernard and her colleague, Dr. […]
 


An Indiana doctor who said he performed an abortion on a 10-year-old rape victim in June is awaiting a judge’s ruling on whether to allow the state’s attorney general to access patients’ medical records and investigate abortion providers Will go
A lawsuit was filed earlier this month by Dr. Caitlin Bernard and her colleague, Dr. Amy Caldwell, accusing Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita of violating patient-doctor confidentiality and claiming that he are targeting physicians who provide legal medical care, including abortion. court filing.
Two physicians filed a request for a preliminary injunction against Rokita and Scott Barnhart, director of the Consumer Protection Division of the Attorney General’s Office, asking a judge to grant them [चिकित्सकों और उनके रोगियों] Asked to stop investigating “invalid consumer complaints” against in violation of statutory privacy requirements,” according to court documents.
According to Kathleen Delaney, they are asking the court to prevent “fake investigations” being conducted based on “bogus” consumer complaints and the attorney general’s office from being able to demand complete medical charts of patients who receive abortion care. asking to stop. An attorney for Bernard & Caldwell.