§ 5100.38. Child or patient abuse.

 Nothing in this chapter shall conflict with the mandatory statutory or regulatory requirements of reporting suspected or discovered child abuse or patient abuse. Whenever a conflict exists between the reporting requirements of the Child Protective Services Act (11 P. S. § §  2201—2224), and the confidentiality of mental health records, the reporting requirements shall govern.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3800.20 (relating to confidentiality of records); 55 Pa. Code §  5100.4 (relating to scope); 55 Pa. Code §  5100.32 (relating to nonconsensual release of information); 55 Pa. Code §  5200.41 (relating to records); 55 Pa. Code §  5200.47 (relating to other applicable regulations); 55 Pa. Code §  5210.26 (relating to records); 55 Pa. Code §  5210.56 (relating to other applicable regulations); 55 Pa. Code §  5221.52 (relating to notice of confidentiality and nondiscrimination); 55 Pa. Code §  5230.17 (relating to confidentiality); and 55 Pa. Code §  5320.26 (relating to confidentiality).



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