FOI Advisory Council opinion AO-01-19

Access to health records is addressed by FOIA and other specific laws outside of FOIA. Where the laws differ, the more specific provisions are controlling.

Attorney General's Opinion 1987-88 #033A

Inmates' medical records need not be disclosed absent authorization from the inmate himself or herself.

Attorney General's Opinion 1979-80 #270

Medical records exemption is discretionary, though the subject of the record may compel release to him-/herself or a designated doctor or attorney.

Attorney General's Opinion 1979-80 #384

Jail inmates are entitled to look at their own medical records that are otherwise exempt under FOIA.
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