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     33-31-113. Confidentiality of medical information. (1) Any data or information pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment, or health of an enrollee or applicant obtained from the enrollee, applicant, or a provider by a health maintenance organization must be held in confidence and may not be disclosed to any person except:
     (a) to the extent that it may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter;
     (b) upon the express consent of the enrollee or applicant;
     (c) pursuant to statute or court order for the production of evidence or the discovery thereof; or
     (d) in the event of claim or litigation between the enrollee or applicant and the health maintenance organization wherein the data or information is pertinent.
     (2) A health maintenance organization is entitled to claim the same statutory privileges against disclosure that the provider who furnished the information to the health maintenance organization is entitled to claim.

     History: En. Sec. 26, Ch. 457, L. 1987.

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