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§ 10-205. Confidentiality of medical records, reports, statements, notes, or information

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 10. Evidence (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Public Statutes, Office Copies, and Official Certificate (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 10-205
§ 10-205. Confidentiality of medical records, reports, statements, notes, or information
Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems defined in Education Article
(a) In this section, “the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems” means the State agency described in § 13-503 of the Education Article.
Records kept confidential
(b) Records, reports, statements, notes, or information assembled or obtained by the Maryland Department of Health, the Maryland Commission to Study Problems of Drug Addiction, the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty or its allied medical societies, the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, an in-hospital staff committee, or a national organized medical society or research group that are declared confidential by § 4-102 of the Health--General Article or § 14-506 of the Health Occupations Article, are not admissible in evidence in any proceeding.
Compelling disclosure of confidential medical records prohibited
(c) An employee or agent of any of the organizations listed in subsection (b) of this section may not be compelled to divulge any such record, report, statement, note, or information in this connection.

Credits

Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1976, c. 99, § 1; Acts 1977, c. 265; Acts 1981, c. 9, § 1; Acts 1982, c. 770, § 4; Acts 1988, c. 314, §§ 1, 3; Acts 1989, c. 5, § 1; Acts 1994, c. 420, § 1, eff. July 1, 1994; Acts 2000, c. 61, § 1, eff. April 25, 2000; Acts 2004, c. 25, § 1, eff. April 13, 2004; Acts 2017, c. 62, § 6.
Formerly Art. 35, §§ 101, 102.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 10-205, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 10-205
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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