New York Medical Records Laws
|Who Has Access to Records?||Medical director of prison in reference to inmate (Corr. §601); ombudsman (Exec §544-a); inspector of a mental facility (Men. Hyg. §16.11); physician or hospital must release medical file to another physician or hospital upon written request of parent, guardian, or patient; records concerning venereal disease treatment or abortion for minor may not be released, even to parent (Pub. Health §17)|
|What Privileges Apply to Medical Records?||Physician, dentist, podiatrist, chiropractor, and nurse. (Civ. Prac. §4504)|
|Mandatory Reporting Requirements||-|
|Patient Consent and Waiver||-|
|Provisions Related to HIV/AIDS||All HIV-related information is confidential and may only be disclosed in limited circumstances (Pub. Health §2782)|
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