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HB 576 Mental health records; health provider shall disclose information to provide care, etc. of minor.

Introduced by: Vivian E. Watts | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Medical records; disclosure; safe harbor. Provides that, upon request, any health care provider or other provider rendering services to persons subject to emergency custody orders, temporary detention orders, or involuntary commitment proceedings shall disclose to certain entities and individuals all information necessary and appropriate for the entities or individuals to perform their duties in relation to such orders or proceedings. The bill also provides that any health care provider shall be immune for any harm resulting from the disclosure of health records unless he intended the harm or acted in bad faith. This bill incorporates HB 1324.


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