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65-1,174.Same; immunity from civil or criminal liability for reporting; privilege under 60-427 not applicable to reports under this act; section not applicable to unauthorized disclosure due to gross negligence or willful misconduct. Any health care provider, whether a person or institution, who reports cancer information to the registry in good faith and without malice, in accordance with the requirements of this statute, shall have immunity from any liability, civil or criminal, which might otherwise be incurred or imposed in an action resulting from such report. Notwithstanding K.S.A. 60-427 and amendments thereto, there shall be no privilege preventing the furnishing of such information or reports as required by this act by any health care provider. Nothing in this section shall be construed to apply to the unauthorized disclosure of confidential or privileged information when such disclosure is due to gross negligence or willful misconduct.

History: L. 1997, ch. 110, § 7; July 1.



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