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State Laws re: disclosure of records

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!

 

 

Alabama 
Alaska 
Arizona 
Arkansas 
California 
Colorado 
Connecticut 
Delaware 
Florida 

 

privilege 90.503 http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=0000-0099/0090/Sections/0090.503.html

(exceptions- civil commitment, court ordered evals, when patient relies on their mental health as a claim or defense)

both 456.057 http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=0400-0499/0456/Sections/0456.057.html  

both 490.0147 http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=0400-0499/0490/Sections/0490.0147.html 

access 490.009(1)(n) http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=0400-0499/0490/Sections/0490.009.html  

confidentiality 490.009(1)(u)

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=0400-0499/0490/Sections/0490.009.html

 


Georgia 
Hawaii 
Idaho 
Illinois Indiana 
Iowa 
Kansas 
Kentucky 
Louisiana 
Maine 
Maryland 
Massachusetts 
Michigan 
Minnesota 
Mississippi 
Missouri 
Montana Nebraska 
Nevada 
New Hampshire 
New Jersey 
New Mexico 
New York 

North Carolina 
North Dakota 
Ohio 
Oklahoma 
Oregon 
Pennsylvania Rhode Island 
South Carolina 
South Dakota 
Tennessee 
Texas 
Utah 
Vermont 

 

privilege 1612 http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/12/061/01612

(exceptions - express provision of law, deceased patients)

privilege 1614 

access 1852(3), (12)

conf 1852(7)

both/access 26-3016(1) http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/fullchapter/26/055

 


Virginia 
Washington 
West Virginia 
Wisconsin 
Wyoming

 

See also http://www.healthinfolaw.org/state

 

 

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