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Health and Human Resources
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Mandate 1249

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Amend regulations to create access to minor's health records through online portals by hospitals
Purpose of legislation
Provides that every hospital and health care provider that makes patients' health records available to such patients through a secure website shall make all health records of a patient who is a minor available to such patient's parent through such secure website unless the hospital or health care provider cannot make such health record available in a manner that prevents disclosure of information, the disclosure of which has been denied by a health care provider or for which required consent has not been provided.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 218 (2022)
VAC chapters to be amended
12 vac 5 - 410 : Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 6159: Amend Regulation to Conform to Chapters 72 and 220 (2021 Acts of Assembly, Special Session I), to Conform to Chapters 1080, 1081, and 1088 (2020 Acts of Assembly), and to Update Clinical Standards
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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