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From McKinney, Texas, USA:

Does a school nurse in the state of Texas have the right to contact a student's physician without parental consent to obtain medical information?


Federal privacy laws require a signed authorization (by patient/parent/guardian) in order for your child's health care provider to release information. For more information, see the American Diabetes Association's web page on School Discrimination or call 1-800-DIABETES.


Original posting 25 Oct 2005
Posted to School and Daycare


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