The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 54th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 55th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2021.
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A. Information received and records kept by the department for the purpose of administering this chapter are available to the public except:
1. Information obtained for purposes of articles 4 and 5 of this chapter.
2. Personally identifiable medical information or any information from which a patient or the patient's family might be identified.
3. Sources of information that cause the department to believe that an inspection of an institution is needed to determine the extent of compliance with this chapter and rules adopted pursuant to this chapter.
4. Personally identifiable information of a physician that is received and any records kept regarding the physician's admitting privileges pursuant to section 36-449.02.
B. The department may release information listed under subsection A of this section to an officer of the court pursuant to a court order, a department or agency of this state or the federal government, a law enforcement agency or a county medical examiner if the release of this information is necessary and pertinent to an investigation or proceeding unless the release of this information is prohibited by federal or state law. The recipient shall maintain patient and source name confidentiality.