N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law Section 22.05
Patient’s records


After the admission of any patient, the director of a chemical dependence program or treatment facility shall, within five days excluding Sunday and holidays, forward to the office such information from the record in such time and manner as the commissioner shall require by regulation. Such information from the record in the office shall be accessible only in the manner set forth in sections 33.13 and 33.16 of this chapter.


All records of identity, diagnosis, prognosis, or treatment in connection with a person’s receipt of chemical dependence services shall be confidential and shall be released only in accordance with applicable provisions of the public health law, any other state law, federal law and duly executed court orders.

Source: Section 22.05 — Patient's records, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/MHY/22.­05 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 22.05’s source at nysenate​.gov

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