50-16-805. Disclosure of information allowed for certain purposes. (1) To the extent provided in 39-71-604 and 50-16-527, a signed claim for workers' compensation or occupational disease benefits authorizes disclosure to the workers' compensation insurer, as defined in 39-71-116, by the health care provider.
(2) A health care provider may disclose health care information about an individual for law enforcement purposes if the disclosure is to:
(a) federal, state, or local law enforcement authorities to the extent required by law; or
(b) a law enforcement officer about the general physical condition of a patient being treated in a health care facility if the patient was injured by the possible criminal act of another.
(3) A health care provider may disclose health care information to a fetal, infant, child, and maternal mortality review team for the purposes of 50-19-402 [and to the Montana suicide review team for the purposes of 53-21-1105 through 53-21-1110]. (Bracketed language terminates June 30, 2016--sec. 16, Ch. 353, L. 2013.)
History: En. Sec. 19, Ch. 396, L. 2003; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 67, L. 2013; amd. Sec. 10, Ch. 353, L. 2013.