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Title: Section 38.1 - Confidential information

Section 38.1 Confidential information.

(a) Definition; restricted use. All information as to personal facts and circumstances in the Maternal and Child Health and Crippled Children's Programs shall be considered privileged communications and shall be held confidential, and:

(1) except only in summary, statistical or other form which does not identify particular individuals; and

(2) except as may be necessary to provide services to individual mothers and children; such records shall not be divulged without the consent of the patient, parent or guardian.

(b) Application; limitation. This section shall apply to State, municipal, private and voluntary agencies. Information divulged to such agencies shall be confined to that necessary to achieve the specific purpose involved and shall be released only after appropriate assurances are received that the information will be held confidential in accordance with the provisions of this section.


VOLUME A-1 (Title 10)