Illinois Medical Records Laws
|Who Has Access to Records?||Medical records kept strictly confidential (735§5/8-2101)|
|What Privileges Apply to Medical Records?||Physician and psychologist (735§5/8-802)|
|Mandatory Reporting Requirements||Child abuse (325 ILCS 5/4); sexually transmissible diseases (410 ILCS §325/4)|
|Patient Consent and Waiver||Right to privacy and confidentiality in health care may be waived in writing by patient or patient's physician (410§50/3)|
|Provisions Related to HIV/AIDS||AIDS test information must be kept confidential (410 ILCS 305/1, et seq.) No disclosure of AIDS test information without consent, court order or as listed in 410 ILCS 305/9|
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