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Your medical privacy exposed it's an issue we've been covering we'll continue to follow.
As new allegations swirl around IRS agents potentially seizing millions of medical records -- records in California.
Fox business's Liz MacDonald joins me now with the very latest what are the latest.
Story all we have -- the lawsuit that was filed since appears state court and San Diego.
And it came from their lawyer who represented.
Represent Wesley Snipes and his -- cities include.
But -- alleging that sixty million medical records.
Were wrongfully seized by fifteen IRS agents who were reading.
Health care organization -- company.
That is unnamed in search of former employer records related to a former players so.
Allegedly the -- -- they took the server they took that.
The phones there and got access city's medical records why why well I mean what all we know is we all we have -- -- -- now we have a house energy and commerce committee asking questions of this.
The IRS said -- because this is a class action lawsuit that was filed against the IRS.
Andy -- this all ties back though -- too big deep seated concern on the part of the American viewer out there about their health records being exposed Jerry.
Well and let me tell you the last they've won the last -- -- wanna have seen -- the IRS agents.
-- IRS agents are gonna do with these medical boy you know here's the thing that has not this is so important this is a hot debate going -- -- Washington DC.
We're -- -- main message is talking a lot about electronic medical records with health reform and how that's a great thing.
Will -- be counted as part of your tax return.
Well the IRS be able to access your electronic -- -- -- -- the records that's part of your tax return because remember that got it basically force the mandate tax an amended tax.
Is essentially -- -- that -- your household income not your paycheck your entire household incomes everybody in your house.
So how much -- the way of medical records can they get up because they happened that now determine.
When you have affordable adequate coverage so this is a real serious issue that I haven't seen any resolution that coming out of Washington DC and I play the IRS I mean -- in the -- not that I I'm not saying I defending -- that you have to handle Medicare they do have to handle collecting personal security.
Another treasury IG is saying that -- health plan.
The -- reform is the largest set of tax changes.
In the history of this country I think -- thirteen thousand people to do -- -- -- -- -- 151000 possibly 4500.
It individuals to help enact a law all but listening -- admit mistakes and forcing the tax -- so we can imagine what will happen but they're trying to enforce.
Health reform I can't imagine and and having access to those records we've been talking about it for weeks now.
Crooks and criminals all over the globe have access.
To have the IRS have access is very conservative so -- is that isn't going to be part of detect if you're electronic medical records.
Under the part of your tax return frankly -- but we don't well we don't don't that's the debate but it could it get debate that's your wild that'd be a big deep got to be a big deal.
It's scary the less -- know the better that's where I mean it's just me that's the way I can't let him secure.
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