California Public Records Act and Information Practices Act Compendium

The California Public Records Act (CPRA) and Information Practices Act (IPA) Compendium is a handy compilation of relevant laws and regulations related to the CPRA and IPA, including some references to legal privileges and exemptions that allow withholding documents from production. This publication will serve as a handy reference material for those tasked to address and respond to records requests from the public, to ensure compliance with the CPRA and IPA.
Publisher: Matthew Bender

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Print Book:1 volume, softbound
ISBN: 9781663336316
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This publication is produced in partnership with the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC), As a state government agency, DMHC’s Office of Legal Services maintains records that are often of interest to the public. For example, information on how an entity is licensed (e.g. is the entity an HMO, PPO, EPO, etc.). Legal requirements governing inspection of public records are outlined in the California Public Records Act (CPRA). The DMHC also maintains records that contain personal information such as a complaint submitted to the DMHC concerning the enrollee's health plan or a health plan's response to the enrollee's complaint. Inspection and production of personal information is governed by the Information Practices Act of 1977 (IPA).

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