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Washington Medical Records Laws

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Who Has Access to Records?Patient may authorize disclosure (70.02.030); without authorization: health care providers, penal institution officials, public health authorities (§70.02.050)
What Privileges Apply to Medical Records?Psychologist (18.83.110)
Mandatory Reporting Requirements Child abuse or adult dependent or developmentally disabled (§26.44.030); tuberculosis (70.28.010); sexually transmitted diseases (70.24.105)
Patient Consent and Waiver-
Insurance Companies-
Provisions Related to HIV/AIDSDisclosure of identity of person investigated, considered, or requested to test for HIV permitted to those under 70.24.105

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