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Privacy and Confidentiality in Texas

 

Privacy and Confidentiality in Texas

Subtopic Statute/Regulation Description
Privacy and Confidentiality 25 Tex. Admin. Code § 133.42 Patient rights Hospitals must adopt, implement, and enforce a written policy that is prominently and conspicuously displayed in a public area of the...
Mental Health Records - Tex. Health & Safety Code § 611.002 et seq. Records and information relating to the mental health of an individual are confidential and privileged to the patient, and may only be disclosed in...
Tex. Admin. Code tit. 22, § 165.1 Medical Records Texas requires licensed physicians to maintain medical records for adult patients for at least seven years following their last...
Tex. Health & Safety Code § 611.004 Confidentiality of substance abuse treatment records Substance abuse treatment records are confidential and privileged to the patient, and may only...
Tex. Health & Safety Code § 611.006 Authorized Disclosure of Confidential Information in judicial or administrative Proceeding Confidential information may be disclosed in a proceeding...
V.T.C.A., Occupations Code § 164.053 Unprofessional or Dishonorable Conduct Texas defines “unprofessional or dishonorable conduct” by physicians as including, among other...
V.T.C.A., Occupations Code § 164.054 Additional Requirements Regarding Drug Records Licensed Physicians in Texas must maintain records regarding their “purchase and disposal of...