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SB 1294: Confidentiality of Patient Records

GENERAL BILL by Montford

Confidentiality of Patient Records; Providing that a hospice may keep progress notes and consultation reports of a psychiatric nature separate from other records of care; prohibiting the release of patient records after the patient’s death unless the hospice is provided with certain written informed consent or upon request in accordance with a court order or by specified individuals; authorizing a hospice to withhold or redact progress notes and consultation notes of a psychiatric nature in certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Health Policy, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 474 (Ch. 2017-119)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/28/2017 Senate • Filed
    3/14/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 183
    3/15/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 183
    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Health Policy, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 474 (Ch. 2017-119)

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  • SB 1294, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/28/2017 at 9:19 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 539 (c2) Hospice Care Harrell Compare Last Action: 5/2/2017 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 474 (Ch. 2017-119) -HJ 1064
    S 474 (er) Hospice Care Grimsley Compare Last Action: 6/19/2017 Chapter No. 2017-119

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    400.611 Interdisciplinary records of care; confidentiality. Page 1 (pdf)

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