37-2-202. Confidentiality of medical assistance program information -- health care information. (1) The proceedings and records of a medical assistance program created in chapter 3, 4, 7, or 8 relating to a licensee who has received or is receiving assistance from the medical assistance program:
(a) are confidential and are considered to be proceedings and records of a professional standards review committee under 37-2-201; and
(b) are not subject to discovery or introduction into evidence in any administrative or judicial proceeding other than a disciplinary proceeding against the licensee before the applicable licensing board. If the proceedings and records are introduced into evidence in a disciplinary proceeding, the introduced materials are public unless otherwise protected by law.
(2) Any health care information, as defined in 50-16-803, that is maintained by a health care provider in the provision of health care services to a licensee participating in a medical assistance program provided for in chapter 3, 4, 7, or 8 is subject to discovery from the licensee or the health care provider and to introduction into evidence in an administrative or judicial proceeding as may otherwise be allowed by law.