Made available by
Touch N' Go Systems, Inc., and the
Law Offices of James B. Gottstein.
You can also go to The Alaska Legal Resource Center or search the entire websitesearch.
(a) Public assistance information may not be released to federal, state, or local law enforcement officers, including district attorneys, U.S. marshals, or local police officers, without a court order, except for purposes directly connected with the administration of a public assistance program.
(b) Notwithstanding (a) of this section, a provider of medical assistance as defined in 7 AAC 43.090(18) , an employee of a provider, or the division of medical assistance, shall
(1) comply with the reporting requirements of AS 47.17.010 - 47.17.022, if the recipient is a child; AS 47.24.010 - 47.24.100, if the recipient is a dependent adult; and AS 47.24.110 - 47.24.120, if the recipient is a disabled adult; and
(2) report to the department and to the local law enforcement authority
(A) the same information reported under (b)(1) of this section;
(B) any reasonable cause to suspect that the recipient has threatened or poses a threat to the physical safety of another person and it appears possible that the threat may be carried out; or
(C) any reasonable cause to suspect that the recipient is at risk of imminent bodily harm.
(c) The reporting requirements of (b) of this section are directly connected with the administration of public assistance programs and must be done so that only information essential to note the reporting requirements of (b) of this section is disclosed.
History: In effect before 7/28/59; am 8/15/82, Register 83; am 6/27/92, Register 122; readopt 8/7/96, Register 139
Authority: AS 47.05.010
Editor's note: Effective 8/7/96, Register 139, the Department of Health and Social Services readopted 7 AAC 37.050 in its entirety, without change, under AS 47.05 and AS 47.07. Executive Order No. 72 transferred certain rate-setting authority to the department.
Note to HTML Version:
The Alaska Administrative Code was automatically converted to HTML from a plain text format. Every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy, but neither Touch N' Go Systems nor the Law Offices of James B. Gottstein can be held responsible for any possible errors. This version of the Alaska Administrative Code is current through June, 2006.
If it is critical that the precise terms of the Alaska Administrative Code be known, it is recommended that more formal sources be consulted. Recent editions of the Alaska Administrative Journal may be obtained from the Alaska Lieutenant Governor's Office on the world wide web. If any errors are found, please e-mail Touch N' Go systems at E-mail. We hope you find this information useful. Copyright 2006. Touch N' Go Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Last modified 7/05/2006