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Written Statement of Confidentiality to Patients for Health Service Plans – Cal. Health & Safety Code § 1364.5

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All health service plans operating in the state of California must provide to the Director of the Department of Managed Care, a copy of their policies regarding confidentiality of patient information.   Health service plans are also required to provide a written statement of confidentiality to patients upon request.  The law outlines the required elements of the statement, which must include a description of data collection, when medical information may be disclosed, and patient access to medical information.

Current as of June 2015