[588-1.5] Coordination function. (a) The program shall promote the sharing of information among agencies providing services to the child and family, for purposes of implementing this chapter.

(b) All agencies and their providers that have information regarding the mental, physical health, or other information relating to the best interest of the child shall share the information among the agencies working with the child unless otherwise prohibited by federal or state statute or rule. No agency shall further disclose any confidential information unless written consent expressly authorizing further disclosure is obtained from the person who is the subject thereof, or disclosure is permitted by law. [L 2001, c 219, 2]



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