Kan. Admin. Regs. § 30-2-11 - Disclosure of information to client

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

Information entered into the case record subsequent to July 1, 1978 shall be made available upon request to the client or his or her legal guardian for inspection at a time mutually agreeable to the agency and the requestor except as set forth below.

(a) Medical and psychiatric reports. Medical and psychiatric reports shall not be made available to the requestor unless signed, written consent is obtained from the medical practitioner who rendered such report. Such reports may be released through the client's physician if the agency decides that this method of release is in the best interest of the client.
(b) Names and addresses of complainants. The names and addresses of complainants shall not be made available to the requestor.
(c) Investigative reports. Investigative reports shall not be made available to the requestor during the course of the investigation or during the time period in which the case has been referred for legal action unless an agency attorney or the prosecuting attorney to whom the case has been referred for legal action authorizes such disclosure.
(d) Names, addresses and other information which would identify or lead to the identification of persons who have provided information to the agency. The names, addresses or other information which would identify or lead to the identification of a person or persons who have provided information to the agency shall not be made available to the requestor unless a signed written consent is obtained from the individual whose identity the requestor wishes to be made available.
(e) Other information. Other information shall not be made available to the requestor if otherwise prohibited by statute or administrative regulation.
(f) Exception. Notwithstanding the provisions of (a), (c) and (e) above, all documents and records to be used by the agency at a fair hearing shall be made available, upon request, to the appellant or his or her representative for inspection or copying at a time mutually agreeable to the agency and the appellant or his or her representative prior to the date of the hearing.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 30-2-11
Authorized by K.S.A. 1979 Supp. 39-708c, 39-709b; effective, E-79-20, Aug. 17, 1978; effective May 1, 1979; amended, E-80-13, Aug. 8, 1979; amended May 1, 1980.

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