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144.7403 INFORMATION REQUIRED TO BE GIVEN TO INDIVIDUALS.

Subdivision 1.Information to source individual.

(a) Before seeking any consent required by the procedures under sections 144.7401 to 144.7415, a facility shall inform the source individual that the source individual's blood-borne pathogen test results, without the individual's name, address, or other uniquely identifying information, shall be reported to the emergency medical services person if requested, and that test results collected under sections 144.7401 to 144.7415 are for medical purposes as set forth in section 144.7409 and may not be used as evidence in any criminal proceedings or civil proceedings, except for procedures under sections 144.4171 to 144.4186.

(b) The facility shall inform the source individual of the insurance protections in section 72A.20, subdivision 29.

(c) The facility shall inform the source individual that the individual may refuse to provide a blood sample and that the source individual's refusal may result in a request for a court order to require the source individual to provide a blood sample.

(d) The facility shall inform the source individual that the facility will advise the emergency medical services person of the confidentiality requirements and penalties before disclosing any test information.

Subd. 2.Information to EMS person.

(a) Before disclosing any information about the source individual, the facility shall inform the emergency medical services person of the confidentiality requirements of section 144.7411 and that the person may be subject to penalties for unauthorized release of information about the source individual under section 144.7412.

(b) The facility shall inform the emergency medical services person of the insurance protections in section 72A.20, subdivision 29.

History:

2000 c 422 s 7