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10A N.C.A.C. 26B .0202 State regulation

Provides if an area or state mental health facility obtains patient consent to release information, the form must specify what information is to be released and, if applicable, that the information

10A N.C.A.C. 71A .0907 State regulation

After completing an adult protective services investigation, the county social services department must notify the individual who reported the suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation.

G.S. 131D-10.3A(g) State statute

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G.S. 130A-12 State statute

Protects the confidentiality of certain health information maintained by the NC DHHS and local health departments.

G.S. 130A-93 State statute

The names of children and parents, the addresses of parents (other than county of residence and postal code), and the Social Security numbers of parents contained in birth records in the possession

G.S. 7B-310 State statute

Laws regarding privileged communications (other than the attorney-client privilege) are not sufficient grounds for excluding evidence of abuse, neglect, or dependency in any juvenile, civil, or cri

G.S. 7B-2901(b) through (c) State statute

The county social services department’s records involving abused, neglected, or dependent juveniles who are in the department’s protective custody or placed with the department pursuant to court or

G.S. 8-53.1 State statute

The physician- and nurse-privileges may not be used as grounds for excluding evidence regarding the abuse or neglect of, or illness or injury suffered by, a child under the age or 16 in a juvenile

G.S. 130A-101(g) State statute

Parents are required to provide their Social Security numbers in connection with the registration of the birth of their child.

G.S. 131D-32 State statute

A county adult care home advisory committee may not disclose the identity of a complainant or the identity of a resident involved in a complaint except as permitted under the federal Older American

G.S. 131D-2.14 State statute

Another law, G.S. 131D-2.11, requires NC DHHS (through the county departments of social services) to conduct annual inspections of licensed adult care homes.

G.S. 90-113.74 State statute

Information about prescriptions maintained in the state's Controlled Substances Reporting System is "privileged and confidential, is not a public record pursuant to G.S.

G.S. 108A-11 State statute

Members of the county board of social services are authorized to “inspect and examine” any record of the county social services department relating to applications for or provision of public assist

G.S. 110-90.2 State statute

All information received by the state DHHS related to criminal history checks of child care providers is “privileged,” is not a public record, and may be used only by DHHS and persons authorized to

G.S. 143B-936 State statute

Criminal history checks of individuals 18 and older who live in the prospective adoptive home, licensed foster parents, applicants for foster parent licenses, and adults living in foster care homes

G.S. 8-53.7 State statute

Information that a licensed private social worker (1) obtains in the course of providing professional social services and (2) is necessary to providing those services is considered privileged infor

G.S. 143-318.11(a)(3) State statute

A county social services board or other public body subject to the state’s open meetings law may hold a closed session to consult with an attorney employed or retained by the public body in order t

G.S. 7B-601 State statute

A guardian ad litem appointed for a juvenile who is alleged to be abused, neglected, or dependent has the authority to obtain any information or reports, whether or not confidential or privileged (

G.S. 15B-12 State statute

Private social workers may not be compelled disclose any information acquired in rendering professional social services unless compelled by a superior or district court.

G.S. 131E-144.3(5) State statute

A client of a home care agency has the right to "have his or her personal and medical records kept confidential and not be disclosed except as permitted or required by applicable State or fed

G.S. 130A-143 State statute

All information and records, whether publicly or privately maintained, that identify a person who has or may have any reportable communicable disease are “strictly confidential” and may be disclose

G.S. 131D-27 State statute

The state DHHS and its agents are authorized to inspect the records of adult care home residents maintained at an adult care home when the inspection is necessary to investigate an alleged violatio

GS 131D-10.6C State statute

Requires the state Division of Social Services to maintain a register of all licensed family foster and therapeutic foster homes. The register must include:

G.S. 48-10-105 State statute

Unauthorized disclosure of identifying or nonidentifying information contained in confidential adoption records is a class 1 misdemeanor.

G.S. 143B-931(e) State statute

Criminal history checks of employees, applicants for employment, and applicants to volunteer at schools within the Department of Health and Human Services shall be kept confidential. 

G.S. 108A-73 State statute

GS Chapter 108A, Article 3 (G.S. 108A-71) provides general authorization for the state to accept grants-in-aid to administer social services programs. 

G.S. 132-1.10 State statute

North Carolina has a comprehensive scheme governing the use of social security numbers, including by isolating them on separate pages in certain situations, offering explanations of their intended

G.S. 130A-102 State statute

Medical information contained in a birth certificate shall not be public records open to inspection.

G.S. 48-10-104 State statute

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an individual or agency that places a minor for adoption must provide to the prospective adoptive parent a written document containing specified backgrou

G.S. 7B-302 State statute

This statute is one of the most important confidentiality laws related to child protective services.
"Strictest Confidence" (G.S. 7B-302(a1))

G.S. 8-53 State statute

Information that a physician (1) obtains in the course of providing physician services and (2) is necessary to providing those services is considered privileged information.

G.S. 132-1.1(a) State statute

Written communications to a state or local governmental body made within the scope of the attorney-client relationship by any attorney serving the public body concerning a claim against or on behal

G.S. 15B-8.1 State statute

Private social workers may not be compelled disclose any information acquired in rendering professional social services unless compelled by a superior or district court.

G.S. 131E-141 State statute

Authorizing NC DHHS to have access to confidential information in the course of inspecting home care agencies, unless a client objects in writing to review of that client's records.

G.S. 131E-97 State statute

Personal financial and medical records maintained by hospitals, long-term care facilities, home health agencies, and other health care facilities in connection with the admission, treatment, and di

G.S. 131D-40 State statute

Criminal history checks of prospective adult care home employees that are provided by the state Department of Justice to licensed adult care homes are confidential and may not be disclosed to anyon

G.S. 143B-935 State statute

Criminal record checks of employees and , applicants for employment at the state Division of Juvenile Justice of the Department of Public Safety, as well as of independent contractors who provide d

G.S. 143B-939 State statute

Criminal history checks of prospective adult care home employees that are provided by the state Department of Justice to licensed adult care homes are confidential and may not be disclosed to anyon

G.S. 90-85.36 State statute

Prescription orders on file in a pharmacy may be disclosed only in limited circumstances, including:
to the patient or the patient’s legally authorized representative;

G.S. 7B-3100 State statute

State law requires the Division of Juvenile Justice of the Department of Public Safety (DJJ) to adopt rules designating local agencies that will be required to share information concerning juvenile

G.S. 160A-208.1 State statute

Local tax records that contain information about a taxpayer’s income or receipts are not subject to public inspection and disclosure under the state’s public records law (G.S. Ch.

G.S. 131D-27 State statute

NC DHHS (typically through the county DSS) may have access to adult care home residents' records when investigating potential violations of state law by the home.

G.S. 48-9-105 State statute

The court that exercised original jurisdiction with respect to an adoption may, upon motion and notice, enter an order allowing the disclosure of identifying or nonidentifying information from conf

G.S. 48-9-109 State statute

Authorizes disclosures of adoption records in limited circumstances. 

G.S. 143B-181.20 State statute

The confidentiality restrictions in 45 C.F.R.

G.S. 7B-3101 State statute

Juvenile court records are confidential pursuant to GS 7B-3000.

G.S. 130A-99 State statute

The names of children and parents, the addresses of parents (other than county of residence and postal code), and the Social Security numbers of parents contained in birth records in the possession

G.S. 7B-311 State statute

DSS is required to submit certain information to (1) the central registry and (2) to the responsible individuals list.

G.S. 132-1 through 11 State statute

North Carolina’s public records law (G.S. Ch. 132) generally applies to all state and local government agencies, including county social services departments.

G.S. 90-21.4(b) State statute

When an unemancipated minor child gives consent for the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of pregnancy, alcohol or substance abuse, emotional disturbance, or venereal disease or other diseases re

G.S. 7B-808 State statute

Governs the information to be included in a predisposition report in a child protective services case.

G.S. 131D-34 State statute

NC DHHS may impose administrative penalties for violations of the adult care home residents' rights, including the right to confidentiality in G.S. 131D-21(6).

G.S. 48-9-103 State statute

An agency that placed a child for adoption (or the state Division of Social Services) must provide, upon request, any background information transmitted under G.S.

G.S. 48-3-203 State statute

Authorizes an agency placing a child for adoption to:
notify the parent when a placement has occurred and when an adoption decree is issued, and

G.S. 108A-79 State statute

A person appealing a decision related to a public assistance program has a right to have access to relevant information in the DSS case file.

G.S. 131D-4.8 State statute

DSS may be part of an adult care home resident discharge team, especially for residents "whose primary unmet needs are related to health, including Alzheimer's disease and other forms of

G.S. 7B-3000 State statute

Court records maintained by the clerk of superior court in cases involving delinquent or undisciplined juveniles are not open to public inspection and may be examined only pursuant to court order o

G.S. 143B-934 State statute

All information received by the state DHHS related to criminal history checks of child care providers is “privileged,” is not a public record, and may be used only by DHHS and persons authorized to

G.S. 90-21.8(d) State statute

Court proceedings and court records involving waiver of parental consent for an abortion for an unemancipated minor pursuant to G.S. 90-21.7 and G.S. 90-21.8 are confidential.

G.S. 131D-10.5A State statute

A residential child-care facility providing continuing full-time foster care must collect data on its use of physical restraint of children and make the data available to the state Department of He

G.S. 110-139(b) State statute

Nonjudicial records maintained by the state DHHS pertaining to child support enforcement are confidential and may be disclosed only to authorized representatives of social services agencies, public

G.S. 131D-28 State statute

Allows patients, NC DHHS, guardians, and guardians ad litem to file a civil action for injunctive relief to enforce the Adult Care Home Residents' Bill of Rights in GS 131D-21(6) (including th

G.S. 48-3-205 State statute

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an individual or agency that places a minor for adoption must provide to the prospective adoptive parent a written document containing specified backgrou

G.S. 48-9-104 State statute

Prohibits  release from adoption records "the name, address, or other information that reasonably could be expected to lead directly to the identity of an adoptee, an adoptive parent of an ado

G.S. 108A-26.1 State statute

County DSSs are required to notify applicants for Work First and Food and Nutrition assistance that the agency may release confidential information from the record if there is an outstanding arrest

G.S. 8-53.3 State statute

The psychologist-patient privilege is similar to the physician-patient privilege established by G.S. 8-53.

G.S. 7B-2902 State statute

Information held by DSS related to child welfare cases is subject to several confidentiality laws.

G.S. 131E-108 State statute

Another law, G.S. 131E-117(5), provides that nursing home residents have a right to confidentiality of their medical records.

G.S. 7B-301 State statute

This statute imposes a general duty for individuals and institutions to report to DSS if they have cause to suspect that a child has been abused, neglected, is dependent, or died due to maltreatmen

G.S. 14-409.42 State statute

After the expiration of an inpatient or outpatient commitment, a person may petition a court to have disabilities removed from his or her record.

G.S. 7B-2901(d) State statute

Court proceedings and court records involving waiver of parental consent for an abortion for an unemancipated minor pursuant to G.S. 90-21.7 and G.S. 90-21.8 are confidential.

G.S. 131D-10.6B State statute

 A residential child-care facility providing continuing full-time foster care must notify the state Department of Health and Human Services of a death of any resident of the facility.

G.S. 110-129.2(i) State statute

Information contained in the state directory of new hires maintained by the state DHHS is confidential and may be used only by the state child support enforcement program or as otherwise allowed by

G.S. 131E-117 State statute

Provides that personal and medical records of nursing home patients are confidential. They may be disclosed:
With the patient's consent;

G.S. 52C-3-311 State statute

Provides that if a party alleges in an affidavit or a pleading under oath that the health, safety, or liberty of a party or child would be jeopardized by disclosure of specific identifying informat

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