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House Bill 1396

House Bill 1396

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB1396 (Updated March 27, 2001 4:38 PM - DI 84)

Mammogram records. Requires a health care provider to maintain a patient's original mammogram films and reports for a maximum of 10 years. Requires a provider, upon request, to provide the original mammogram films and copies of reports concerning the mammogram films to the patient or certain other providers specified by the patient. Provides that a provider is immune from civil liability for destroying or otherwise failing to maintain original mammogram films or reports if the failure to do so is inadvertent and not done in bad faith. Requires the state department of health to make reasonable attempts to promptly notify certain providers of changes in federal regulations regarding the maintenance and storage of x-ray film taken as a supplemental medical diagnostic tool to mammography and of the passage of this act.
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