The following is a list of statutes and rules regarding mental health patients access to records.
privilege - refers to disclosures to the legal system
both - refers to laws that combine regulations of disclosures to the legal system and disclosures to third parties
confidentiality - refers to laws that regulate disclosures to third parties
access - refers to laws that regulate disclosures to the patient/evaluee
If you are aware of any that we have missed (or that are incorrect!) please contact us via the web form. Your assistance is greatly appreciated!
(exceptions- civil commitment, court ordered evals, when patient relies on their mental health as a claim or defense)
Pennsylvania Rhode Island
privilege 1612 http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/12/061/01612
(exceptions - express provision of law, deceased patients)
access 1852(3), (12)
both/access 26-3016(1) http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/fullchapter/26/055
See also http://www.healthinfolaw.org/state
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