Mississippi Medical Records Laws
|Who Has Access to Records?||Medical or dental review committee for evaluation of quality of care; patient's identity not divulged (§41-63-1, and 3)|
|What Privileges Apply to Medical Records?||Physician, dentist, nurse, pharmacist and patient (§13-1-21)|
|Mandatory Reporting Requirements||Licensing boards may establish reporting requirements for Hepatitis B virus and HIV (§41-34-1, et seq.)|
|Patient Consent and Waiver||Patient waiver of doctor's privilege implied to comply with state and local health departments and for information regarding communicable diseases (§13-1-21)|
|Provisions Related to HIV/AIDS||Convicted sex offenders shall be tested for HIV; results reported to victims and spouses (§99-19-203)|
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