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65-1,243.Confidentiality of records. (a) Except as provided in this section, records received and information assembled by the birth defects information system pursuant to K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 65-1,241, and amendments thereto, are confidential medical records. All medical records reviewed and maintained by the department pursuant to this section shall be kept confidential and shall not be disclosed except upon the order of a court of competent jurisdiction and shall not be subject to subpoena, discovery or other demand in any administrative, criminal or civil matter.

(b) The secretary may use information assembled by the system to notify parents, guardians and custodians of children with congenital anomalies or abnormal conditions of medical care and other services available for the child and family.

(c) The secretary may disclose information assembled by the system in summary, statistical or other form that does not identify particular individuals or individual sources of information.

History: L. 2004, ch. 27, § 3; July 1.



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