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Minnesota Medical Records Laws

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Who Has Access to Records?Patient, patient's representative, or minor's parent or guardian has right to copy doctor's and hospital records about themselves (if provider determines that information is detrimental to physical or mental health of patient, may withhold information and supply to third party) (§144.335); mentally committed patients have access (§253B.03)
What Privileges Apply to Medical Records?Physician, nurse, or psychologist may not disclose confidential information acquired in professional capacity without the consent of the patient (§595.02)
Mandatory Reporting Requirements -
Patient Consent and Waiver-
Insurance Companies-
Provisions Related to HIV/AIDS-

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