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Q
I am being treated by a doctor for a NC workers’ comp injury. Is the doctor required to keep what I say confidential?

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patient privacy workers compNo. In a North Carolina workers’ compensation claim, there is no physician-patient privacy privilege. Your treating doctor can tell your employer or the insurance carrier anything and everything he or she learns from you about your workers’ compensation case.