HB1138 (2008) Detail

Relative to on-line patient information.


HB 1138 – AS INTRODUCED

2008 SESSION

08-2032

01/04

HOUSE BILL 1138

AN ACT relative to on-line patient information.

SPONSORS: Rep. Kurk, Hills 7

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

ANALYSIS

This bill requires a patient’s prior written approval before a health care provider may place the patient’s health information on the Internet.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

08-2032

01/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT relative to on-line patient information.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Medical Records; Definition. Amend RSA 332-I:1, II to read as follows:

II. In this chapter, “health care provider” means any person, corporation, facility, or institution either licensed by this state or otherwise lawfully providing health care services, including, but not limited to, a physician, hospital, office, clinic, health center or other health care facility, including an assisted living facility, dentist, nurse, optometrist, pharmacist, podiatrist, physical therapist, or mental health professional, and any officer, employee, or agent of such provider acting in the course and scope of employment or agency related to or supportive of health care services.

2 New Subparagraph; Medical Records; Patient Information. Amend RSA 332-I:2 by inserting after subparagraph (e) the following new subparagraph:

(f) The health care provider shall not place the patient’s personal health information on the Internet without the patient’s prior written consent.

3 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1138 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1138 Revision: 11340 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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