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Mississippi Medical Records Laws

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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 WaiverPatient waiver of doctor's privilege implied to comply with state and local health departments and for information regarding communicable diseases (§13-1-21)
Insurance Companies-
Provisions Related to HIV/AIDSConvicted sex offenders shall be tested for HIV; results reported to victims and spouses (§99-19-203)

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