Section 22-11A-67


Published: 2015

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Section 22-11A-67

Section 22-11A-67Records and information necessary to assist investigation.

(a) Any health care worker found to have HBV or HIV infection and any health care facility at which an infected health care worker is employed or practices shall make available to the State Board of Health, and to the expert review panel, any and all patient medical records and other records requested by those groups, except that records or documents greater than three years old shall not be provided.



(b) The following persons and facilities shall provide to the State Board of Health and the expert review panel all requested documents or records three years old or less:



(1) Any person having knowledge of a health care worker diagnosed as infected with HIV or HBV infection.



(2) The administrator of any health facility having knowledge of a health care worker diagnosed as infected with HIV or HBV infection.



(3) Any person serving as the guardian of or the conservator of any health care worker diagnosed with HIV or HBV infection, or any person who is the administrator or executor of the estate of any health care worker diagnosed with HIV or HBV infection.



(4) Any person serving as the custodian of patient records of any HBV or HIV infected health care worker.



(5) Any facility employing a worker diagnosed with HIV or HBV infection.



(c) The hospital or other individual or organization providing records may collect the usual fee for copies of records or documents.

(Acts 1993, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 93-846, p. 57, §8.)