Regardless of what kind of health insurance information it may be, it is
personal and highly confidential. In some cases, you might also be violating HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) laws/regulations.
But even if you would not be doing so, under no circumstances share such information on one employee with another employee EVER.
Question added to topic Human Resources • January 8, 2009
Can HR give out information about an employee's insurance coverage to another employee?
If an employee asks for a colleagues health insurance information, is the companys HR department allowed to give out that sort of information?
Penny is a seasoned human resources executive and consultant with over 25 years of diverse business experience in advising enterprise leaders on employment-related matters.