HIV Patient Advocates Announce Lawsuit Against Aetna Over Disclosures

Today a “John Doe” HIV patient along with consumer advocates at Consumer Watchdog and Whatley Kallas, LLP announced the filing of a new lawsuit against Aetna, Inc. for violating patient privacy in connection with the resolution of a prior legal action. The new lawsuit alleges Aetna breached the settlement agreement in the prior legal action by disclosing patients’ HIV status in a mailing sent by Aetna in July 2017.