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November Fact vs. Fiction Resource
You learn that someone is trying to serve you with a subpoena.  Your best strategy is to avoid the process server, as this will protect your patient’s confidentiality and let you avoid the hassle of complying with the subpoena.  

What do you think - fact or fiction?

ANSWER: Fiction!

Evading service of a subpoena rarely benefits anyone. The risk management advice is generally to accept service so the subpoena can be evaluated and a proper response can be formulated. For more information on types of subpoenas and guidance for responding, click here for PRMS’ article Subpoenas Should Not be Ignored.

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