Hartford Ins wants me to sign a SSA Consent Auth for Release of Information. Am I obligated?

This form would allow invasive queries of me and my family information including questions of tax, prisoner, bank records, medicare data, messaging, garnishments and attorney fees, and more. The form would be in effect for two years and would allow Hartford to share the info. I can think of many ways this info could be harmful to me including settlement negotiation with Hartford. Can Hartford Ins deny my LTD monthly payments if I refuse to sign the consent form?

Asked on June 3, 2009 under Insurance Law, South Carolina

Answers:

MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

You would need to speak with your State's Insurance Dept to determine if there is a statute or regulation covering your exact situation.  http://www.doi.sc.gov/

It sounds invasive but then again, I don't have your whole story.

Try www.attorneypages.com for a consultation with an insurance lawyer in your state if the insurance dept cannot help you.


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