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40-3226.Confidentiality of medical information. (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of K.S.A. 40-3212, and amendments thereto, any data or information pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment or health of any enrollee or applicant obtained from such person or from any provider by any health maintenance organization shall be held in confidence and shall not be disclosed to any person except to the extent that it may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this act, or upon the express consent of the enrollee or applicant or as otherwise provided by law, except that in no case shall the name of an enrollee or applicant be disclosed in any data pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment or health of such enrollee or applicant in any medical review procedure or in any report required under the provisions of this act or the rules and regulations issued pursuant thereto unless such enrollee or applicant has expressly consented thereto. A health maintenance organization shall be entitled to claim any statutory privileges against such disclosure which the provider who furnished such information to the health maintenance organization is entitled to claim.

(b) Upon the express request of the enrollee, a complete record of any data or information pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment or health of such enrollee obtained from such person or from any provider by any health maintenance organization shall be provided to another health care provider designated by such enrollee when such enrollee is no longer an enrollee of such health maintenance organization.

History: L. 1974, ch. 181, § 26; L. 1994, ch. 81, § 2; July 1.



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