GOP Reps. Tell IRS To Answer For Medical Record Seizure

Law360, New York (June 11, 2013, 7:39 PM EDT) -- House Republicans demanded Tuesday that the Internal Revenue Service explain its privacy policies amid accusations the agency illegally seized as many as 60 million medical records from a California company while serving a limited warrant concerning a single ex-employee.

Reps. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., Michael C. Burgess, R-Texas, Joe Barton, R-Texas, and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., expressed concern in a letter to IRS acting administrator Daniel Werfel over how the agency will protect the medical records of millions of Americans an unnamed California company claims the IRS seized...
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