http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/local/5818597.htm When a truck backed over a Kansas City man last month, critically injuring him, police went to the hospital to get more information for their investigation. But the Truman Medical Center, citing new federal privacy guidelines, wouldn't even tell them whether the man was being treated there, says the Kansas City Star. Hospitals say they are following provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. But police in Kansas City -- and throughout much of . . .
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