Inside AI Policy

June 15, 2024

Humana cites HIPAA to protect data in landmark lawsuit over the use of AI

By Rick Weber / June 7, 2024

Health insurance giant Humana has filed a “sealed” response to an amended complaint by class-action plaintiffs accusing the company of using artificial intelligence to skirt coverage of healthcare claims, with Humana citing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act to block the public release of sensitive data.

Humana “simply asks this Court to allow the redacted portions of both documents (along with the unredacted versions of those documents) to remain permanently under seal,” the company says in a June...

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