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Confidentiality – Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 3701.028

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The following records maintained by the program for medically handicapped children and other programs funded from the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant of Title V of the Social Security Act are confidential and not public records:

  • Records pertaining to medical history, diagnosis, treatment or medical condition;
  • Reports of psychological diagnosis and treatment;
  • Reports of social workers; and
  • Reports of public health nurses.

These records may only be released with the consent of the subject of the record or, if the subject is a minor, his parent or guardian, or as is necessary to administer the relevant programs, coordinate the provision of services, and coordinate payment of providers.

Current as of June 2015