SB 1042: Nursing Home Records
GENERAL BILL by Sobel
Nursing Home Records; Requiring a nursing home to provide a copy of a resident’s paper and electronic records upon receipt of a written request that meets certain federal requirements; requiring a facility to furnish a resident’s records within a certain timeframe; authorizing certain persons to make a request for a deceased resident’s records; requiring that a request for a deceased resident’s records be in writing and meet certain federal requirements; authorizing a facility to refuse to furnish records under certain circumstances; providing that a facility is not criminally or civilly liable for furnishing a resident’s records under certain circumstances, etc.
Last Action: 2/28/2014 Senate - Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 670 (Ch. 2014-83) -SJ 84
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• Referred to Health Policy; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary
• Withdrawn from Health Policy; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary
• Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 670 (Ch. 2014-83) -SJ 84
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