The Indiana Medical Licensing Board has fined Dr. Caitlin Bernard $3,000 for violating patient privacy laws by publicly discussing a 10-year-old girl’s abortion after rape in Ohio. Though the board rejected accusations from Indiana’s Republican attorney general that Bernard violated state law by not reporting the child abuse to Indiana authorities, Medical Board President Dr. John Strobel said that Bernard should have observed patient privacy and that physicians need to be careful about disclosing such information. Bernard has previously stated that she did follow reporting requirements and hospital policy.

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