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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Indiana vaccination adverse event reporting system. Requires the Indiana department of health (department) to establish an Indiana vaccination adverse event reporting system (IVAERS) for reporting the occurrence of adverse events relating to childhood vaccines. Provides that IVAERS must enable a health care provider to report the occurrence of an adverse event experienced by a child residing in Indiana who is under the care of the health care provider. Requires the department to create a searchable Internet data base for publishing information reported through IVAERS. Provides that the health information of a particular individual is confidential. Specifies to whom and the Indiana vaccination adverse event reporting system. Requires the Indiana department of health (department) to establish an Indiana vaccination adverse event reporting system (IVAERS) for reporting the occurrence of adverse events relating to childhood vaccines. Provides that IVAERS must enable a health care provider to report the occurrence of an adverse event experienced by a child residing in Indiana who is under the care of the health care provider. Requires the department to create a searchable Internet data base for publishing information reported through IVAERS. Provides that the health information of a particular individual is confidential. Specifies to whom and the requirements for releasing health information of a particular individual. Provides that a person who knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly discloses confidential information received through IVAERS in violation of the statute commits a Class A misdemeanor. Authorizes the department to adopt rules concerning IVAERS. Makes an appropriation. ... View more