HIV or AIDS related public health records containing personally identifying information, developed or acquired by public health agencies shall be confidential and not disclosed except as otherwise provided by law for public health purposes or with written authorization from the person who is the subject of the record or their guardian or conservator.
A provider of health care or a health care service plan may disclose medical information in the following circumstances: 1) to other healthcare providers to facilitate diagnosis and treatment 2) to find financially liable party and obtain payment 3) to administrative subcontractors 4) quality control organizations (peer review boards, etc.) 5) accrediting agencies 6) coroners 7) \bona fide research purposes\" 8) employer
Upon receiving a transfer request from a county placing agency, the local education agency shall transfer the pupil in foster care out of school and transfer the pupil's records and educational information to the next educational placement.
There is no Physician-Patient Privilege in a proceeding to commit the patient or otherwise place him or his property, or both, under the control of another because of his alleged mental or physical condition. (No privilege in a mental illness trial to prevent the introduction of testimony of doctors who have been appointed by the court, 35 Op.Atty.Gen. 226 (1960).)
The state medical insurance form shall include, but not be limited to (1) the parents' names, addresses, and social security numbers, (2) the name and address of each parent's place of employment (3) the name or names, addresses, policy number or numbers, and coverage type of the medical insurance policies of the parents, (4) CalWORKS case number, Title IV-E foster care case number or Medi-Cal case numbers of the parents and children covered by the insurance policies.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, access to records and information pertaining to a minor child, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, and school records, shall not be denied to a parent because that parent is not the child's custodial parent.
Health screening and evaluation information and results for each child shall be confidential and not released without parent or guardian consent. Results released with consent to any public or private agency must be accompanied by an interpretation of what the results mean.
Petitioners for conservatorship appointment must provide supplemental information regarding: the proposed conservatee's inability to provide for his physical health, food, clothing and shelter needs; the location for proposed conservatee residency; alternatives to conservatorship and why they are unavailable; health and social services provided to the proposed conservatee for the previous year; and the proposed conservatee's inability to handle his finances. Supplemental information shall be confidential and provided on a form separate from the actual petition.
If the proposed conservatee is an allegedly developmentally disabled adult, the petition must include the nature and degree of the alleged disability and whether the proposed limited conservatee is or is alleged to be developmentally disabled.