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Medical Records Collection, Retention, and Access in Wyoming

 

Medical Records Collection, Retention, and Access in Wyoming

Subtopic Statute/Regulation Description
Right to access to medical records (Access by representative or other person authorized by the patient through informed consent; copying fees, or other requirements (e.g., requirement to give patient access in electronic format)) Examination and Copying of Records, Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 35-2-611 Examination and Copying of Record    Requires hospitals, within 10 days of receiving a patient’s request to examine or copy their...
Genetic Information, Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 35-32-103 Genetic Information    Permits individual’s or their authorized representative to access, correct, and obtain the individual’s...
Hospital Denial of Examination, Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 35-2-612 Denial of Examination and Copying    Permits hospitals to deny a patient access to their health care information if the knowledge would...
Treatment Rights, 048-0018-5 Wyo. Code R. § 3 Treatment Rights    Requires mental health and substance abuse programs to create written treatment plans for each client and grants...
Wyo. Code R. § 024-052-003 - Patient access to physician medical records. The paper, microfilm, or data storage unit upon which the patient's information is maintained belongs to the physician and/or health care facility in...
Content of medical record Adolescent Primary Residential Treatment Program, 048-0018-8 Wyo. Code R. § 6 Adolescent Primary Residential Treatment Program   Establishes primary treatment standards for adolescents between the ages of 13 and 18....
Drug Substitution Procedures, Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 33-24-149 Drug Substitution Procedures   Permits pharmacists to dispense a generic drug in place of a prescribed brand name unless the prescribing...
Emergency Services, 048-0061-12 Wyo. Code R. § 8 Emergency Services   Establishes standards for hospital emergency services. Requires hospitals to maintain medical records for each emergency...
General Standards for Substance Abuse Residential Services, 048-0018-8 Wyo. Code R. § 3 General Standards for Substance Abuse Residential Services   Establishes standards for substance abuse residential services that address items...
Health Information and Management System, 048-0061-12 Wyo. Code R. § 23 Health Information Management System    Requires hospitals to hire qualified personnel to administer their health information and...
Health Information and Management System, 048-0061-22 Wyo. Code R. § 18 Health Information and Management System    Requires rehabilitation hospitals to hire qualified personnel to administer their health...
Isolation; Restrain; Medication, Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 35-1-626 Isolation; Restrain; Medication    Prohibits centers or facilities providing services pursuant to the Human Services Act from administering...
Mechanical Restraints, Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 25-10-119 Mechanical Restraints    Permits the use of mechanical restraints on patients only when the head of a hospital determines that such...
Medical Records, 048-0003-11 Wyo. Code R. § 16 Medical Records   Requires nursing facilities to maintain medical records and specifies the information that facilities must document in these...
Medical Records, 048-0026-14 Wyo. Code R. § 14 Medical Records   Requires medical assistance facilities to maintain medical records for each patient and specifies the information that each...
Medical Records, 048-0026-15 Wyo. Code R. § 14 Medical Records   Requires psychiatric hospitals to maintain medical records and specifies the content of these records (e.g., identifying...
Medical Records, 048-0026-6 Wyo. Code R. § 10 Medical Records   Requires birthing centers to maintain patient medical records and specifies the information that birthing centers must include...
Medical Records, 048-0061-17 Wyo. Code R. § 15 Medical Records   Requires critical access hospitals to maintain secure, confidential medical records for each patient and specifies the...
Outpatient Services, 048-0061-12 Wyo. Code R. § 15 Outpatient Services   Requires hospitals that provide outpatient services to establish policies regarding staffing, medical records, and...
Outpatient Services, 048-0061-22 Wyo. Code R. § 11 Outpatient Services   Requires rehabilitation hospitals that provide outpatient services to establish polices and procedures for these services...
Patient Monitoring and Necessary Documentation, 034-0001-5 Wyo. Code R. § 13 Patient Monitoring and Necessary Documentation    Specifies the information that dentists must document when administering anxioloysis,...
Patient Records, 030.0001.11 Wyo. Code R. § 4 Patient Records    Requires chiropractors to maintain confidential, secure patient records and specifies the information they must include...
Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Audiology, and Occupational Therapy Services, 048-0061-12 Wyo. Code R. § 19 Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Audiology, and Occupational Therapy Services   Requires hospitals that provide...
Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Audiology, and Occupational Therapy Services, 048-0061-22 Wyo. Code R. § 15 Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Audiology, and Occupational Therapy Services   Requires rehabilitation hospitals to maintain...
Release of Information, 048-0018-6 Wyo. Code R. § 3 Release of Information    Allows mental health or substance abuse program clients or their representatives to authorize the release of the...
Treatment Rights, 048-0018-5 Wyo. Code R. § 3 Treatment Rights    Requires mental health and substance abuse programs to create written treatment plans for each client and grants...
Written Clinical Records, 048-0018-6 Wyo. Code R. § 1 Written Clinical Records   Requires mental health and substance abuse programs to maintain written clinical records for every client. Specifies...
Other Claim review procedure, Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 9-2-1519 Claim Review Procedure   Requires patients to submit a claim to the Wyoming Medical Review Panel prior to filing a medical malpractice suit in...
Required maintenance of medical records Client Records, 048-0003-9 Wyo. Code R. § 8 Client Records    Requires home health agencies to securely maintain client records for at least six years.  
Dental Services, 048-0061-22 Wyo. Code R. § 16 Dental Services   Establishes standards for dental services when provided by rehabilitation hospitals. Requires rehabilitation hospitals to...
Emergency Services, 048-0061-12 Wyo. Code R. § 8 Emergency Services   Establishes standards for hospital emergency services. Requires hospitals to maintain medical records for each emergency...
Filing Memorandum of Prescription, Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 33-24-136 Filing Memorandum of Prescription    Requires pharmacies to maintain patient profile records and to offer counseling to patients when...
Health Information and Management System, 048-0061-12 Wyo. Code R. § 23 Health Information Management System    Requires hospitals to hire qualified personnel to administer their health information and...
Health Information and Management System, 048-0061-22 Wyo. Code R. § 18 Health Information and Management System    Requires rehabilitation hospitals to hire qualified personnel to administer their health...
Medical Records, 048-0003-11 Wyo. Code R. § 16 Medical Records   Requires nursing facilities to maintain medical records and specifies the information that facilities must document in these...
Medical Records, 048-0026-14 Wyo. Code R. § 14 Medical Records   Requires medical assistance facilities to maintain medical records for each patient and specifies the information that each...
Medical Records, 048-0026-15 Wyo. Code R. § 14 Medical Records   Requires psychiatric hospitals to maintain medical records and specifies the content of these records (e.g., identifying...
Medical Records, 048-0026-6 Wyo. Code R. § 10 Medical Records   Requires birthing centers to maintain patient medical records and specifies the information that birthing centers must include...
Medical Records, 048-0061-17 Wyo. Code R. § 15 Medical Records   Requires critical access hospitals to maintain secure, confidential medical records for each patient and specifies the...
Medical Staff, 048-0061-17 Wyo. Code R. § 7 Medical Staff   Establishes minimum standards for the medical staff of critical access hospitals. Requires these facilities to have a physician...
Outpatient Services, 048-0061-12 Wyo. Code R. § 15 Outpatient Services   Requires hospitals that provide outpatient services to establish policies regarding staffing, medical records, and...
Outpatient Services, 048-0061-22 Wyo. Code R. § 11 Outpatient Services   Requires rehabilitation hospitals that provide outpatient services to establish polices and procedures for these services...
Patient Records, 030.0001.11 Wyo. Code R. § 4 Patient Records    Requires chiropractors to maintain confidential, secure patient records and specifies the information they must include...
Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Audiology, and Occupational Therapy Services, 048-0061-12 Wyo. Code R. § 19 Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Audiology, and Occupational Therapy Services   Requires hospitals that provide...
Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Audiology, and Occupational Therapy Services, 048-0061-22 Wyo. Code R. § 15 Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Audiology, and Occupational Therapy Services   Requires rehabilitation hospitals to maintain...
Written Clinical Records, 048-0018-6 Wyo. Code R. § 1 Written Clinical Records   Requires mental health and substance abuse programs to maintain written clinical records for every client. Specifies...
Retention periods Client Records, 048-0003-9 Wyo. Code R. § 8 Client Records    Requires home health agencies to securely maintain client records for at least six years.  
Medical Records, 048-0026-15 Wyo. Code R. § 14 Medical Records   Requires psychiatric hospitals to maintain medical records and specifies the content of these records (e.g., identifying...
Medical Records, 048-0026-6 Wyo. Code R. § 10 Medical Records   Requires birthing centers to maintain patient medical records and specifies the information that birthing centers must include...
Security of Records, 048-0018-6 Wyo. Code R. § 2 Security of Records   Requires mental health and substance abuse programs to create written policies for storing, compiling, accessing, and...
Medical Records Collection, Retention, and Access Grounds for Suspension, Revocation, and Restriction for Physicians and Surgeons-Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 33-26-402 These requirements apply to physicians and surgeons.    The Wyoming state board of medicine may refuse to renew, and may revoke,...
Patient access to physician medical records-Wyo. Admin. & Info. Code R. Board of Medicine, ch. 3 § 4 A patient may submit an appropriate, signed, written request for release of information contained in the patient's medical records. Within a...
Destruction, storage and filing of medical records (Cross reference with Security of Health Information) Medical Records, 048-0026-14 Wyo. Code R. § 14 Medical Records   Requires medical assistance facilities to maintain medical records for each patient and specifies the information that each...
Security of Records, 048-0018-6 Wyo. Code R. § 2 Security of Records   Requires mental health and substance abuse programs to create written policies for storing, compiling, accessing, and...
Controlled substances records Nonresident Pharmacy Registration, Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 33-24-152 Nonresident Pharmacy Registration    Requires nonresident pharmacies that deliver controlled substances or prescription drugs to Wyoming...