Student Healthcare Records
Policies & Procedures - Student Healthcare Records (Confidentiality)
In accordance with Wisconsin State Statute 146.82, all student healthcare records shall remain confidential, released only to the persons designated in the statute, provided that informed consent of the student is obtained prior to the release of information. Exceptions to the above reside within Wisconsin Statutes 48.981, 48.90,146.995, 69.14, 979.01,146.025, 143.04,143.07, and 143.12, which required mandatory reporting of specific circumstances to public authorities regardless of whether the individual involved has consented to the release of such information.
Upon review by, or shared with an Mid-State educational professional, medical and counseling records become part of the student's educational records and will be treated in accordance with FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) recordkeeping requirements.