Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 34.017
Department Access to Information


Notwithstanding Chapter 108 (Health Care Data Collection) or any other law, the department may have access to the following information that may include the identity of a patient to fulfill its duties under this chapter:


birth records;


fetal death records;


maternal death records; and


hospital and birthing center discharge data.


The department may not disclose the information described by Subsection (a) to the review committee or any other person.
Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 527 (S.B. 495), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2013.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 601 (S.B. 750), Sec. 19, eff. June 10, 2019.

Source: Section 34.017 — Department Access to Information, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­34.­htm#34.­017 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 34.017’s source at texas​.gov