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Old 05-24-2007, 03:22 PM   #2
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Re: Insurance wrote letter, now doctor wont write scripts

One thing I haven't noticed in this thread is something that should be made known. Where I live (and I assume it's in other states too), doctors, pharmacists,and dentists have the ability to access a database that lists all your prescriptions, the doctor that wrote them, and the pharmacy where they were filled.

If that information is available to anyone who writes you a script, I would think the insurance company (right or wrong) has the right to notify the doctors involved.

I don't know, personally I think this somehow doesn't sound right to me. If others know about a common database and "sharing" of patients information, I would like to hear about it. I think our personal private information may not be so private as we would like to think. Anyone read George Orwell's "1984"?