Alabama Medical Records Laws
|Who Has Access to Records?||Notifiable disease records confidential (§22-11A-2)|
|What Privileges Apply to Medical Records?||-|
|Mandatory Reporting Requirements||Tuberculosis, STDs, and notifiable disease cases must be reported to state Board of Health (§22-11A-1 et seq.)|
|Patient Consent and Waiver||Waiver of medical record of persons infected with sexually transmitted disease by written consent of patient (§22-11A-22)|
|Provisions Related to HIV/AIDS||An individual must be notified of a positive test result including face-to-face counseling, information on health care services and services related to locating and testing persons who have been in contact with infected individual. Otherwise confidentiality must be maintained §22-11A-53 & §22-11A-54|
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