2019 Oregon Revised Statutes
Volume : 03 - Landlord-Tenant, Domestic Relations, Probate
Chapter 125 - Protective Proceedings
Section 125.694 - Confidentiality.
(1) As used in this section, "personal representative" and "protected health information" have the meanings given those terms in ORS 192.556.
(2) All information and records acquired by a high-risk team established under ORS 125.693 in the exercise of its duties are confidential and may be disclosed only when necessary to carry out the purposes of the high-risk team.
(3) A member agency of a high-risk team or a member of a high-risk team may use or disclose protected health information without obtaining an authorization from a highly vulnerable adult or a personal representative of the highly vulnerable adult if the member agency believes in good faith that the use or disclosure is necessary to prevent or lessen a serious threat to the health or safety of any person or the public. A member agency may only disclose personal health information under this subsection to a person who is reasonably able to prevent or lessen the threat, including the target of the threat. [2019 c.96 §2]
Note: See note under 125.693.