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
A residential facility may obtain a waiver from the department to allow a resident who has been diagnosed as terminally ill to remain in the facility, or to become a resident of the facility when all of the conditions are met. If it is determined that resident's change in condition will pose a threat to the health and safety of the terminally ill resident or other resident, the facility may initiate procedures for a transfer.
Contractors and corporations shall not further disclose patient or enrollee medical information received pursuant to this section to any person or entity that does not provide direct health care services to the patient or her health care provider, health care service plan or insurer.