Revenue and Taxation Code 30461.6(j) (1993, amended by A.B. 359, 2009)
The State Department of Public Health or any entity funded by the Breast Cancer Control Program shall collect personal and medical information from any individual applying for services under the program. The information shall be confidential and shall not be disclosed other than for purposes directly connected with the administration of this program or except as otherwise provided by law or pursuant to prior written consent of the subject of the information. However, the State Department of Public Health or any entity funded by the Breast Cancer Control Program may disclose the confidential information to medical personnel and fiscal intermediaries of the state to the extent necessary to administer this program, and to other state public health agencies or medical researchers when the confidential information is necessary to carry out the duties of those agencies or researchers in the investigation, control, or surveillance of breast cancer.