A court order issued in response to a public guardian's petition pursuant to Section 2910 shall do all of the following:
(a) Authorize health care providers to disclose a person's confidential medical information
as permitted under California law, and also authorize disclosure of the information
under federal medical privacy regulations enacted pursuant to the Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
(b) Direct the public guardian or the adult protective services agency to keep the
information acquired under the order confidential, except as disclosed in a judicial
proceeding or as required by law enforcement or an authorized regulatory agency.
(c) Direct the public guardian or the adult protective services agency to destroy
all copies of written information obtained under the order or give them to the person
who was the subject of the investigation if a conservatorship proceeding is not commenced
within 60 days after the date of the order. The court may extend this time period as the court finds to be in the subject's
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