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Treatment recordsPrivileged communications unaffected.

Nothing in this chapter or chapter 70.02 or 71.34 RCW shall be construed to interfere with communications between physicians, physician assistants, psychiatric advanced registered nurse practitioners, or psychologists and patients and attorneys and clients.


Reviser's note: This section was amended by 2016 c 155 § 9 and by 2016 sp.s. c 29 § 420, each without reference to the other. Both amendments are incorporated in the publication of this section under RCW 1.12.025(2). For rule of construction, see RCW 1.12.025(1).
Effective dates2016 sp.s. c 29: See note following RCW 71.05.760.
Short titleRight of action2016 sp.s. c 29: See notes following RCW 71.05.010.
Effective date2013 c 200: See note following RCW 70.02.010.
FindingsIntentSeverabilityApplicationConstructionCaptions, part headings, subheadings not lawAdoption of rulesEffective dates2005 c 504: See notes following RCW 71.05.027.
AlphabetizationCorrection of references2005 c 504: See note following RCW 71.05.020.
Contingent effective date1989 c 205 §§ 11-19: See note following RCW 71.05.620.
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