To participate in an alcohol/narcotics diversion program, a licensed physical therapist must (among other requirements) provide medical information, disclosure authorizations, and releases of liability.
An application for a domestic violence victim compensation claim may not be denied solely because no police report was made by the victim. Factors evidencing that a domestic violence crime has occurred may include medical records documenting injuries and mental health records.
Except as provided in [sections of the Public Records Act], nothing in this chapter shall be construed to require disclosure of records of the State Compensation Insurance Fund (SCIF) related to Workers' Compensation and Insurance claims to the extent that confidential medical information or other individually identifiable information would be disclosed.
Except as provided in [sections of the Public Records Act], nothing in this chapter shall be construed to require disclosure of records obtained to provide workers' compensation insurance under the State Compensation Insurance Fund, including, but not limited to, any medical claims information, policyholder information (an insurance agent or broker may obtain proprietary information) or other information authorized by law to be obtained by the agent or broker.
If there is disagreement between the parties regarding the permanent disability on the basis of the treating physician's evaluation of a represented employee then a medical evaluation pursuant to 4062.2 must be obtained.
If the parties do not agree as to whether there is a permanent disability on the basis of the treating physician's evaluation of an unrepresented employee then either party may request a medical evaluation as provided in 4062.1
If any comprehensive evaluation of the employee's permanent disability indicates that it may be subject to apportionment (4663, 4664), then it must be submitted by the administrative director to a workers' compensation judge. The judge may send the report back to the medical evaluator for correction or clarification.
The physician treating the injured employee or a physician designated by her shall provide opinions on all medical issues as needed to determine compensation eligibility. If there is more than one treating physician, then the primary physician shall compile a single report that includes the findings of all the physicians.
An employee that was unrepresented at the time of the medical evaluation and later obtains an attorney is entitled to the same reports that employee represented at the time of evaluation is entitled to.
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.