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Right to examine and copy evidence; behavioral health professionals, A.R.S. § 32-3282

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“Right to examine and copy evidence; summoning witnesses and documents; taking testimony; right to counsel; confidentiality”
The board of behavioral health professionals (“board”) may access psychotherapy notes, reports, and records maintained by hospitals, clinics, health care institutions, and physician offices when investigating a behavioral health professional’s unprofessional conduct or fitness to practice. Behavioral health professionals may not assert a professional-client privilege when questioned in regards to a board investigation or proceeding.
Client records, information related to a client’s diagnosis or treatment, information that could identify a client or their family, and information maintained by the board may not be released to the public. The board must maintain the confidentiality of client names whose records are reviewed during an investigation.