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Right to notice of privacy practices. Exception for group health plans; inmates.

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An insurance institution or agent shall provide a notice of information practices to all applicants or policyholders in connection with insurance transactions within time limits set as specified for written applications for insurance, policy renewal, policy reinstatement, or change of insurance benefits. Notice shall be in writing, and is required state if personal information will be collected, possible disclosures, methods of collection, etc. The article also allows an alternative abbreviated notice that includes a notice of the right to access personal information

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Requirements for content of notice

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Provision of notice

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Each agency that collects personal information shall provide the following notice: the name of the agency/division requesting the information; the contact information of the agency official responsible for the system of records and who shall, upon request, inform an individual regarding the location of his or her records and the categories of any persons who use the information in those records; the legal authority for the maintenance of the information; whether submission of such information is mandatory or voluntary; the consequences of not providing all or any part of the requested information; the purpose for which the information will be used; any known or foreseeable disclosures which may be made of the information; the individual's right of access to records containing personal information which are maintained by the agency.

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Health-related questions in applications for coverage shall be clear and unambiguous and limited to medical information concerning applicant's health condition or history that is reasonable and necessary for medical underwriting purposes. The application form shall include a prominently displayed notice that shall read: "California law prohibits an HIV test from being required or used by health care service plans as a condition of obtaining coverage."

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Notice must include types of information collected; techniques used to collect the information; types of permissible disclosures; and description of subject's rights

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Any authorized person or entity requesting medical information relating to the patient's outpatient psychotherapy treatment must submit to the patient and to the health care provider, health care service plan, or contractor a signed written request that details: (1) the specific information being requested and its intended use; (2) the duration of its use before being destroyed or disposed of; (3) a statement that the information will not be used for any purpose other than its intended use; (4) a statement that the information and all copies of it will be destroyed or returned before or immediately after the length of time specified has expired. However, the written request for medical information relating to the patient's outpatient psychotherapy treatment is not required if the patient has signed and submitted to the health care provider or health care service plan a written waiver waiving notification.

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The medical and health report incident to live births required by section 102445 must be clearly labeled "Confidential for Public Health Use Only." The parent shall be informed of the purposes of collecting information, its confidential nature, and that providing information is voluntary.

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Test results for AIDS, AIDS-related conditions, and other communicable diseases shall be sent to the designated recipients with a confidentiality disclaimer: "Medical information regarding the HIV, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C status of the source patient shall be kept confidential and may not be further disclosed, except as otherwise authorized by law.” The exposed individual shall also be informed of the penalties for disclosure for which he or she would be personally liable. If the person subject to the test is a minor, copies of the test result shall also be sent to the minor's parents or guardian.

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