Nevada Witnesses and Evidence

Sec. § 49.245
Exceptions.


There is no privilege under NRS 49.225 or 49.235:

1.

For communications relevant to an issue in proceedings to hospitalize the patient for mental illness, if the doctor in the course of diagnosis or treatment has determined that the patient is in need of hospitalization.

2.

For communications relevant to any determination made pursuant to NRS 202.360.

3.

As to communications made in the course of a court-ordered examination of the condition of a patient with respect to the particular purpose of the examination unless the court orders otherwise.

4.

As to written medical or hospital records relevant to an issue of the condition of the patient in any proceeding in which the condition is an element of a claim or defense.

5.

In a prosecution or mandamus proceeding under chapter 441A of NRS.

6.

As to any information communicated to a physician in an effort unlawfully to procure a dangerous drug or controlled substance, or unlawfully to procure the administration of any such drug or substance.

7.

As to any written medical or hospital records which are furnished in accordance with the provisions of NRS 629.061.

8.

As to records that are required by chapter 453 of NRS to be maintained.

9.

As to reports made to the Department of Motor Vehicles pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 483.575 and any statements provided to the Department pursuant to NRS 629.047.

10.

If the services of the physician are sought or obtained to enable or aid a person to commit or plan to commit fraud or any other unlawful act in violation of any provision of chapter 616A, 616B, 616C, 616D or 617 of NRS which the person knows or reasonably should know is fraudulent or otherwise unlawful.
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