Among other procedures/requirements, a school health center receiving grant funds shall have a written contract/memorandum of understanding between the school district and the health care provider or any other community providers that ensures coordination of services, ensures confidentiality and privacy of health information consistent with applicable federal and state laws.
In order to contract with the department the independent medical review organization must demonstrate that it has a quality assurance mechanism in place that ensures the confidentiality of medical records and the review materials that is consistent with the requirements of applicable laws.
An agency may disclose personal information to the officers, employees, attorneys, agents, or volunteers of the agency that has custody of the information if the disclosure is relevant and necessary in the ordinary course of the performance of their official duties and is related to the purpose for which the information was acquired.
If a person dies while in the custody of a law enforcement agency, the agency shall report the facts concerning the death to the Attorney General. These writings are public records within the meaning the Public Records Act, but the disclosure of confidential medical information that may have been submitted is subject to the CMIA
All information and records acquired in the course of providing intake, assessment, and services to persons with developmental disabilities shall be confidential. Information and records are to be disclosed only as provided in this section.
An independent medical review organization contracting with the Department of Managed Health Care shall demonstrate that it has a quality assurance mechanism in place to ensure confidentiality of medical records it reviews.