2018 California Code
Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC
DIVISION 9 - PUBLIC SOCIAL SERVICES
PART 3.3 - Health Care Coverage Assistance
CHAPTER 1 - General Provisions
Section 15805.

15805.  

(a)  (1)  The Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board shall provide the State Department of Health Care Services any data, information, or record concerning the Healthy Families Program or the Access for Infants and Mothers Program as are necessary to implement this part and clause (ii) of subparagraph (A) of paragraph (6) of subdivision (a) of Section 12693.70 of the Insurance Code.

(2) All books, documents, files, property, data, information, or record in possession of the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board, except for personnel records related to staff transferred to the California Health Benefits Exchange pursuant to Section 12739.61 or 12739.78 of the Insurance Code, shall be transferred to the State Department of Health Care Services on July 1, 2014.

(3) Until the transition of duties from the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board to the State Department of Health Care Services required under subdivision (a) of Section 15800 is complete, any book, document, file, property, data, information, or record in the possession of the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board pertaining to functions, programs, and subscribers to be transferred to the State Department of Health Care Services pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 15800 shall immediately be made available to the State Department of Health Care Services upon request for review, inspection, and copying, including electronic transmittal, including records otherwise not subject to disclosure under Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code.

(b) Notwithstanding any other law, all of the following shall apply:

(1) The term “book, document, file, property, data, information, or record” shall include, but is not limited to, personal information as defined in Section 1798.3 of the Civil Code.

(2) Any book, document, file, property, data, information, or record shall be exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of the Government Code) and any other law, to the same extent that it was exempt from disclosure or privileged prior to the provision of the book, document, file, property, data, information, or record to the department.

(3) The provision of any book, document, file, property, data, information, or record to the department shall not constitute a waiver of any evidentiary privilege or exemption from disclosure.

(4) The department shall keep all books, documents, files, property, data, information, or records provided by the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board confidential to the full extent permitted by law, including, but not limited to, the California Public Records Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of the Government Code), and consistent with the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board’s contractual obligations to keep books, documents, files, property, data, information, or records confidential.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 31, Sec. 63. (SB 857) Effective June 20, 2014.)

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