When a parent or legal guardian has sought the medical care and counseling for a drug- or alcohol-related problem of a minor child, the physician shall disclose medical information concerning the care to the minor's parent or legal guardian upon his or her request, even if the minor child does not consent to disclosure, without liability for the disclosure.
Mental health care patients discharged from a facility, and the patient's conservator, guardian, or other legally authorized representative, shall receive an aftercare plan. Plan must include nature of illness and medication. Patient can designate another person to receive copy of plan.
(c) The patient shall be informed of requirements of continuing health care following discharge. Patient may request that friends or family be given this information. (d) Patients transferred to another facility must be accompanied by a transfer summary. Such summary should include medical information related to the patient's diagnosis, treatment, and medications. The patient or his representative shall be given a copy of the summary transfer.
Hospitals shall inform patients of their right to be provided with information regarding their continuing health care requirements. A patient may authorize a friend or family member to receive such information.
Execution of written consent form for psychotherapeutic procedure shall be entered into the patient's treatment record. If the entry of the consent form copy be deemed an unlawful invasion of privacy, then the form shall be maintained in a confidential manner and place, The consent form shall be available to the person, and his attorney, guardian, and conservator.
Upon the discharge of a mental health patient, the patient and the patient's conservator, guardian, or other legal representative must be given a written aftercare plan. Such plan should include: nature of the illness and required follow up, medications to be taken, expected course of recovery, recommendations of treatment relevant to the patient's care, referrals to medical and mental health services, and other relevant information. The patient may designate another person to receive a copy of the plan.