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HF 2813

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/14/2018 01:53pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to abortions; regulating retention and composition of medical records;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [145.4161] ABORTION; MEDICAL RECORDS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Retention. new text end

new text begin (a) An abortion facility shall retain in the files of the facility
for a period of 30 years all medical records, reports, or other documents related to each
patient who had an abortion.
new text end

new text begin (b) The facility shall inform the patient that all medical records, reports, and other
documents related to the patient's abortion will be retained at the facility for 30 years and
available to the patient. The facility shall have the patient sign an acknowledgment that the
patient has received this information.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Records. new text end

new text begin The medical record of each patient who has an abortion shall contain:
new text end

new text begin (1) identification data which includes the patient's name, address, and date of birth;
new text end

new text begin (2) medical history;
new text end

new text begin (3) a physical examination report;
new text end

new text begin (4) a copy of the ultrasound;
new text end

new text begin (5) a report of the abortion procedure, including the anesthetic agent administered, the
technical procedure used, and any complications that occurred as a result of the procedure;
new text end

new text begin (6) procedures used to remedy complications, if complications occurred;
new text end

new text begin (7) the approximate gestational age of the fetus or fetuses;
new text end

new text begin (8) the sex of the fetus or fetuses;
new text end

new text begin (9) the number of fetuses terminated as a result of the abortion procedure;
new text end

new text begin (10) a completed copy of the report of induced abortion that is submitted to the
Department of Health; and
new text end

new text begin (11) a copy of the acknowledgment from the patient that the patient is aware the medical
records will be retained by the facility for 30 years from the date of the abortion.
new text end