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55 Pa. Code § 2600.17. Confidentiality of records.

§ 2600.17. Confidentiality of records.

 Resident records shall be confidential, and, except in emergencies, may not be accessible to anyone other than the resident, the resident’s designated person if any, staff persons for the purpose of providing services to the resident, agents of the Department and the long-term care ombudsman without the written consent of the resident, an individual holding the resident’s power of attorney for health care or health care proxy or a resident’s designated person, or if a court orders disclosure.

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