Alaska Statutes Sec. 08.02.040 - Access to Certain Mental Health Information and Records by the State

(a) Notwithstanding AS 08.29.200 , AS 08.63.200 , AS 08.86.200 , AS 08.95.900, another provision of this title, or a regulation adopted under this title, a licensee or an entity employing or contracting with a licensee may disclose confidential patient mental health information, communications, and records to the Department of Health and Social Services when disclosure is authorized under AS 47.30.540 , 47.30.590, 47.30.845, or AS 47.31.032 . Information, communications, and records received by the Department of Health and Social Services under this section are confidential medical records of patients and are not open to public inspection and copying under AS 40.25.110 - 40.25.120.

(b) In this section, "licensee" has the meaning given in AS 08.01.110.

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