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Florida State Constitution Article 10 § 25

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“Patients’ right to know about adverse medical incidents”

Patients have the right to have access to any records made by a health care facility or provider relating to any adverse medical incident. The identity of patients involved in the incidents must not be disclosed and any privacy restrictions imposed by federal law must be maintained. “Adverse medical incident” means medical negligence, intentional misconduct, and other act of a health care facility or provider that caused or could have caused injury to or death of a patient. 

Related laws:

Florida Statutes § 381.028

Current as of June 2015