Two legal organizations, Legal Action Center and the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania, sent Aetna a cease-and-desist letter at the time to have the insurer show that corrective action is being taken, according to the Associated Press.
Aetna said determinations of requests for financial reimbursement, payments or counseling services will be made at its “sole and complete discretion.”
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Aetna also stated it is offering this program as a service to individuals who claim they have been impacted by the potential inadvertent disclosure of their personal health information and, by doing so, is not admitting any wrongdoing.
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