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Alteration or Modification of Medical Record or Creation of False Medical Record With Fraudulent Intent – Cal. Penal Code § 471.5

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“Alteration or modification of medical record or creation of false medical record with fraudulent intent”


Any person who alters or creates the medical record of a person with fraudulent intent is guilty of a misdemeanor. 



Patients, Claims data, Clinical data, Individually identifiable data, Release/disclosure, Records retention and access to information , Security

Current as of June 2015