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Indiana Medical Licensing Board Issues Reprimand and $3,000 Fine to Indianapolis OB-GYN for Discussing 10-Year-Old Rape Victim’s Abortion with a Reporter

Indiana's Medical Licensing Board has issued a $3,000 fine and a letter of reprimand to an Indianapolis OB-GYN who discussed the case of a 10-year-old rape victim from Ohio with a reporter. The board concluded that Dr. Caitlin Bernard had violated patient privacy laws, and the decision has been met with mixed reactions from the public. The board's decision serves as a reminder that patient privacy must be respected and that medical professionals must adhere to the laws and regulations of their respective states.