Can I use federal law to avoid answering questions about my vaccination status?

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Can I use federal law to avoid answering questions about my vaccination status?

Q: HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)?

A: No. HIPAA does not prohibit anyone from asking for your health information, including vaccination status. HIPAA applies to health care providers and insurers and prohibits them from sharing your information unless authorized.

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