Civil Code 56.29
Nothing in [the 1977 Information Practices Act] shall be construed to permit the acquisition or disclosure of medical information regarding a patient without an authorization, where the authorization is required by this part.
Statutory Scheme:California Medical Information Act(CMIA)
Other Relevant California Code Sections:IPA, Civil Code 1798
Associated Federal Law(s):
Uses and disclosures for which an authorization is required : Authorization is generally required for use or disclosure of protected health information. Exceptions (listed).