Chapter 70.02 RCW

MEDICAL RECORDSHEALTH CARE INFORMATION ACCESS AND DISCLOSURE

Sections

70.02.005Findings.
70.02.010Definitions (as amended by 2014 c 220).
70.02.010Definitions (as amended by 2014 c 225).
70.02.020Disclosure by health care provider.
70.02.030Patient authorization of disclosureHealth care informationRequirement to provide free copy to patient appealing denial of social security benefits.
70.02.040Patient's revocation of authorization for disclosure.
70.02.045Third-party payor release of information.
70.02.050Disclosure without patient's authorizationNeed-to-know basis.
70.02.060Discovery request or compulsory process.
70.02.070Certification of record.
70.02.080Patient's examination and copyingRequirements.
70.02.090Patient's requestDenial of examination and copying.
70.02.100Correction or amendment of record.
70.02.110Correction or amendment or statement of disagreementProcedure.
70.02.120Notice of information practicesDisplay conspicuously.
70.02.130Consent by othersHealth care representatives.
70.02.140Representative of deceased patient.
70.02.150Security safeguards.
70.02.160Retention of record.
70.02.170Civil remedies.
70.02.180Licensees under chapter 18.225 RCWSubject to chapter.
70.02.200Disclosure without patient's authorizationPermitted and mandatory disclosures.
70.02.205Disclosure without patient's authorizationPersons with close relationship.
70.02.210Disclosure without patient's authorizationResearch.
70.02.220Sexually transmitted diseasesPermitted and mandatory disclosures.
70.02.230Mental health services, confidentiality of recordsPermitted disclosures.
70.02.240Mental health servicesMinorsPermitted disclosures.
70.02.250Mental health servicesDepartment of corrections.
70.02.260Mental health servicesRequests for information and records.
70.02.270Health care informationUse or disclosure prohibited.
70.02.280Health care providers and facilitiesProhibited actions.
70.02.290Agency rule-making requirementsUse/destruction of health care information by certain state and local agenciesUnauthorized disclosureNoticeRules/policies available on agency's web site.
70.02.300Sexually transmitted diseasesRequired statement upon disclosure.
70.02.310Mental health servicesInformation and records.
70.02.320Mental health servicesMinorsPrompt entry in record upon disclosure.
70.02.330Obtaining confidential records under false pretensesPenalty.
70.02.340Disclosure of information and records related to mental health servicesAgency rule-making authority.
70.02.350Release of information to protect the public.
70.02.900Conflicting laws.
70.02.901Application and construction1991 c 335.
70.02.902Short title.
70.02.905ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.

NOTES:

Record retention by hospitals: RCW 70.41.190.
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