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Patient Access - 28 Pa. Code § 115.29

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These requirements apply to hospitals. 

A patient or his or her designee must be given access to or a copy of their medical records, or both, in accordance with 103.22. Upon the death of a patient, a hospital must provide access to all the deceased patient's medical records to the decedent's executor or the next of kin responsible for disposition of the remains, upon request. A patient or his or her next of kin may be charged costs reasonably related to the costs of making a requested copy.  

Current as of June 2015