as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/10/2020 08:50am
A bill for an act
relating to health care; prohibiting health care facilities or providers from denying
services because patient refuses to sign a facility's consent form; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 144.293, subdivision 2.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 144.293, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
new text beginnew text endA provider, or a person who receives
health records from a provider, may not release a patient's health records to a person without:
(1) a signed and dated consent from the patient or the patient's legally authorized
representative authorizing the release;
(2) specific authorization in law; or
(3) a representation from a provider that holds a signed and dated consent from the
patient authorizing the release.
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