Subdivision 1. Licensing action.
A violation of sections
may be grounds
for disciplinary action against a provider by the appropriate licensing board or agency.
Subd. 2. Liability of provider or other person.
A person who does any of the following
is liable to the patient for compensatory damages caused by an unauthorized release, plus costs
and reasonable attorney fees:
(1) negligently or intentionally requests or releases a health record in violation of sections
(2) forges a signature on a consent form or materially alters the consent form of another
person without the person's consent; or
(3) obtains a consent form or the health records of another person under false pretenses.
Subd. 3. Liability for record locator service.
A patient is entitled to receive compensatory
damages plus costs and reasonable attorney fees if a health information exchange maintaining a
record locator service, or an entity maintaining a record locator service for a health information
exchange, negligently or intentionally violates the provisions of section
144.293, subdivision 8
History: 2007 c 147 art 10 s 9