Sunday, September 03, 2006

Newfoundland government backs off on disclosure of physician billing information

Following a recent decision of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Canadian Privacy Law Blog: Doctors' billings in Nova Scotia is private information under FOIPOP), the government of Newfoundland and Labrador has backed off its pursuit to disclose the same information for physicians in that province. See: N.L. blocks release of data on doctors' billings - Yahoo! Canada News

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