A 30-year-old member asked:
is it possible for my partner to get tested possitive for chlamydia confidentially?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Wayne Ingram answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: All md's are bound by hipaa (privacy act) rules and are ethically required to keep these matters confidential. The exception is, if the test is positive, the state health departmetn may or may not be notified based on the laws of each state.
Answered on Jul 26, 2012
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