2016 Idaho Statutes
Title 39 - HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 13 - HOSPITAL LICENSES AND INSPECTION
Section 39-1310 - INFORMATION.
39-1310. Information. Information received by the licensing agency through filed reports, inspection, or as otherwise authorized under this law, which would identify individual residents or patients of facilities or agencies as defined shall be subject to disclosure according to chapter 1, title 74, Idaho Code, except in a proceeding involving the question of licensure. Public disclosure of information obtained by the licensing agency for the purposes of this act shall be governed by chapter 1, title 74, Idaho Code. Nothing in this act, however, shall be construed, nor shall any rule or regulation be promulgated under this section, as to impair, restrict or alter the confidentiality and privilege afforded the physician and patient communications, including without limitation, documentation thereof in records of facilities or agencies as defined, or communications to and with nurses or other assisting persons or entities, nor shall this act be construed to amend by implication such physician-patient communication privilege as provided elsewhere in this code, including without limitation section 9-203(4), Idaho Code, which shall remain inviolate.
[39-1310, added 1947, ch. 133, sec. 12, p. 324; am. 1975, ch. 133, sec. 1, p. 294; am. and redesig. 1980, ch. 159, sec. 13, p. 338; am. 1990, ch. 213, sec. 41, p. 514; am. 2015, ch. 141, sec. 87, p. 442.]
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