It is unlawful for a person to knowingly make any false material statement or fail to disclose a material fact to obtain or receive public employees’ retirement system benefits. “Statement” includes any report of injury or physical or mental limitation, hospital records, test results, physician reports, or other medical records.
It is unlawful for a person to knowingly make any false material statement or fail to disclose a material fact to obtain or receive benefits under the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937. “Statement” includes any report of injury or physical or mental limitation, hospital records, test results, physician reports, or other medical records.
In applying for participation in program providing name and address confidentiality for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, the victim may be required to provide medical information about alleged assaults or violence.
Any authorized officer, employee, or agent of OSHPD may inspect any records, including the patient records of a pilot project participant, at any reasonable time to ensure compliance or prevent violation or this section.
A Medicare Select issuer shall have and use procedures for hearing complaints and resolving written appeals and grievances from the insureds. The issuer shall maintain records of each appeal or grievance for at least five years.
A Medicare Select issuer shall comply with reasonable requests for data made by state or federal agencies, including the United States Department of Health and Human Services for the purpose of evaluating the Medicare Select program.
Unless an applicant's disability is readily observable and uncontested, a certificate signed by an authorized health care practitioner attesting to the disability must be submitted to the department before a distinguishing placard is issued to a disable person or veteran. The certifying health care practitioner must retain information supporting the certificate and make such information available for inspection by the Medical Board upon request by the department.
The San Joaquin and Tulare County Board of Supervisors may establish a commission to contract for the delivery of publicly assisted medical care. The commission may use a computerized information management system for the administration of its health delivery system. Medi-cal applicant and recipient information is confidential and should not be available for examination other than for the purpose administrating the Medi-Cal program.
Any physician submitting a claim, must keep and maintain records for 3 years of services given, the person to whom services were provided, and any additional information the administering agency may require.
The retirement board of a public pension or retirement system shall administer the system to deliver benefits and services to beneficiaries and participants. In CA. Op. Atty. Gen. No. 04-408 (February 23, 2005), the Attorney General concluded that a county retirement board may meet in closed session to discuss and evaluate medical records submitted in connection with an employee's application for a disability retirement.