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HB 1933 Lyme disease; written information to patient when ordering laboratory test for presence of disease.

Introduced by: Barbara J. Comstock | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Lyme disease; disclosure of information to patients. Requires physicians to provide to each patient for whom a test for the presence of Lyme disease is ordered a written notice about Lyme disease, about testing for Lyme disease, and about the need for the patient to contact his physician with questions or concerns about Lyme disease. The bill also provides that licensees are immune from civil liability for providing such notice absent gross negligence or willful misconduct. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2018.


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