Washington Medical Records Laws
|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||-|
|Provisions Related to HIV/AIDS||Disclosure of identity of person investigated, considered, or requested to test for HIV permitted to those under 70.24.105|
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