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M.S.A. §144.298

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Violations of laws regarding patient access to his or her own medical records may subject the provider to disciplinary actions by the appropriate licensing body. 

A provider or person who intentionally or negligently releases a health record, forges a signature, alters a consent form, or obtains a consent form under false pretenses, may be sued by the patient and must pay the patient compensatory damages.  A patient is entitled to compensatory damages plus costs and attorneys fees if a record locator service negligently or violates the provisions of M.S.A. §144.293

Related Laws:  M.S.A. §144.292; M.S.A. §144.293; M.S.A. §144.294

Current as of June 2015