If the licensed midwife does not have liability coverage for the practice of midwifery, the midwife and client shall sign a disclosure statement of this fact, to be included in the client's medical record.
The second section of a certificate of live birth shall include medical information to be kept confidential and clearly labeled "Confidential Information for Public Health Use Only." Such information includes: date of first and last prenatal care visit, the number of prenatal visits, description of pregnancy complications and any concurrent illness, and complications during labor and delivery, if such information is essential medical information
A blood specimen obtained as per 125080, shall be submitted to a laboratory to determine rhesus blood type and the results shall be reported to physician, surgeon, or other person providing prenatal care or attending the woman at the time of delivery, and to the woman tested. A blood specimen as per 125080 shall also be submitted to a laboratory to determine the presence of hepatitis B surface antigen and HIV virus. Both results shall be reported to the physician, surgeon, or other person who ordered the test and who shall inform the woman tested.
The blood specimen and test results obtained per Health & Safety Code 125085 shall be confidential and not disclosed, unless otherwise provided by law; no person shall be compelled to provide test results pursuant to 125080 or 125085
Where a wife is inseminated artificially with semen donated by a man other than her husband, the physician and surgeon must retain the husband's consent form as part of the medical record. The record must be kept confidential and in a sealed file. However, the physician and surgeon's failure to do so does not affect the father and child relationship. All papers and records pertaining to the insemination, whether part of the permanent record of a court or of a file held by the supervising physician and surgeon or elsewhere, are subject to inspection only through a court order.
A physician, surgeon or other person providing prenatal care or attending the woman at the time of labor or delivery shall obtain a blood specimen for test that have not been documented, if during the final review a prenatal care medical tests, a pregnant woman's medical records do not contain a rhesus antibody blood type test, Hepatitis B test, or HIV test. The results of such tests shall be reported to the physician, surgeon, or other person who ordered the test, and the woman tested.