Oregon Statutes - Chapter 410 - Senior and Disability Services - Section 410.150 - Use of files; confidentiality; privileged communications.

For the protection of applicants for and recipients of services, the Department of Human Services shall not disclose or use the contents of any records, files, papers or communications for purposes other than those directly connected with the administration of the laws of Oregon, and these records, files, papers and communications are considered confidential subject to the rules of the Department of Human Services, except as otherwise provided in ORS 411.320. In any judicial proceedings, except proceedings directly connected with the administration of public assistance laws, their contents are considered privileged communications. [1981 c.784 §28; 1997 c.581 §2]

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