Chapter 70.02 RCW



HTMLPDF 70.02.005Findings.
HTMLPDF 70.02.010Definitions.
HTMLPDF 70.02.020Disclosure by health care provider.
HTMLPDF 70.02.030Patient authorization of disclosureHealth care informationRequirement to provide free copy to patient appealing denial of social security benefits.
HTMLPDF 70.02.040Patient's revocation of authorization for disclosure.
HTMLPDF 70.02.045Third-party payor release of information.
HTMLPDF 70.02.050Disclosure without patient's authorizationNeed-to-know basis.
HTMLPDF 70.02.060Discovery request or compulsory process.
HTMLPDF 70.02.070Certification of record.
HTMLPDF 70.02.080Patient's examination and copyingRequirements.
HTMLPDF 70.02.090Patient's requestDenial of examination and copying.
HTMLPDF 70.02.100Correction or amendment of record.
HTMLPDF 70.02.110Correction or amendment or statement of disagreementProcedure.
HTMLPDF 70.02.120Notice of information practicesDisplay conspicuously.
HTMLPDF 70.02.130Consent by othersHealth care representatives.
HTMLPDF 70.02.140Representative of deceased patient.
HTMLPDF 70.02.150Security safeguards.
HTMLPDF 70.02.160Retention of record.
HTMLPDF 70.02.170Civil remedies.
HTMLPDF 70.02.180Licensees under chapter 18.225 RCWSubject to chapter.
HTMLPDF 70.02.200Disclosure without patient's authorizationPermitted and mandatory disclosures.
HTMLPDF 70.02.205Disclosure without patient's authorizationPersons with close relationship.
HTMLPDF 70.02.210Disclosure without patient's authorizationResearch.
HTMLPDF 70.02.220Sexually transmitted diseasesPermitted and mandatory disclosures.
HTMLPDF 70.02.230Mental health services, confidentiality of recordsPermitted disclosures.
HTMLPDF 70.02.240Mental health servicesMinorsPermitted disclosures.
HTMLPDF 70.02.250Mental health servicesDepartment of corrections.
HTMLPDF 70.02.260Mental health servicesRequests for information and records.
HTMLPDF 70.02.265Adolescent behavioral health servicesDisclosure of treatment information and recordsRestrictions and requirementsImmunity from liability.
HTMLPDF 70.02.270Health care informationUse or disclosure prohibited.
HTMLPDF 70.02.280Health care providers and facilitiesProhibited actions.
HTMLPDF 70.02.290Agency rule-making requirementsUse/destruction of health care information by certain state and local agenciesUnauthorized disclosureNoticeRules/policies available on agency's website.
HTMLPDF 70.02.300Sexually transmitted diseasesRequired statement upon disclosure.
HTMLPDF 70.02.310Mental health servicesInformation and records.
HTMLPDF 70.02.320Mental health servicesMinorsPrompt entry in record upon disclosure.
HTMLPDF 70.02.330Obtaining confidential records under false pretensesPenalty.
HTMLPDF 70.02.340Disclosure of information and records related to mental health servicesAgency rule-making authority.
HTMLPDF 70.02.350Release of information to protect the public.
HTMLPDF 70.02.360Disclosure authorizations for forensic examinationsDuration.
HTMLPDF 70.02.370Certification of serious health conditions for paid family or medical leave qualification.
HTMLPDF 70.02.900Conflicting laws.
HTMLPDF 70.02.901Application and construction1991 c 335.
HTMLPDF 70.02.902Short title.
HTMLPDF 70.02.905ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.


Record retention by hospitals: RCW 70.41.190.