Code of the District of Columbia

§ 7–1203.02. Disclosures under law.

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Mental health information may be disclosed by a mental health professional or mental health facility where necessary and, to the extent necessary:

(1) To meet the requirements of § 21-586 (concerning financial responsibility for the care of hospitalized persons);

(2) To meet the compulsory reporting provisions of District or federal law that seek to promote human health and safety, including § 4-1371.12;

(3) For the purposes of and in accordance with Chapter 2B of this title [§ 7-241 et seq.]; or

(4) To meet the requirements of § 22-4234(b-3) and (d).