§16-29G-8. Privacy; protection of information.
(a) The Health Care Authority shall ensure that patient
specific protected health information be disclosed only in
accordance with the patient's authorization or best interest to
those having a need to know, in compliance with state
confidentiality laws and the Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act of 1996 and any amendments and regulations under
(b) The health information, data and records of the network
shall be exempt from disclosure under the provisions of chapter
twenty-nine-b of this code.