A treating medical practitioner who makes medical decisions regarding the prescription and administration of medication for treatment of a mental illness has access to the relevant sections of a patient's health records on past administration of medication at any facility, program, or treatment provider, if the patient lacks the capacity to authorize the release of records. Upon request of a treating medical practitioner under this section, a facility, program, or treatment provider shall supply complete information relating to the past records on administration of medication of a patient subject to this chapter. A patient who has the capacity to authorize the release of data retains the right to make decisions regarding access to medical records as provided by sections 144.291 to 144.298.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes