TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 300 SKILLED NURSING AND INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 300.3320 CONFIDENTIALITY


 

Section 300.3320  Confidentiality

 

a)         The Department, the facility and all other public or private agencies shall respect the confidentiality of a resident's record and shall not divulge or disclose the contents of a record in a manner which identifies a resident, except upon a resident's death to a relative or guardian, or under judicial proceedings.  This Section shall not be construed to limit the right of a resident or a resident's representative to inspect or copy the resident's records.  (Section 2-206(a) of the Act)

 

b)         Confidential medical, social, personal, or financial information identifying a resident shall not be available for public inspection in a manner which identifies a resident. (B)  (Section 2-206(b) of the Act)

 

(Source:  Amended at 13 Ill. Reg. 4684, effective March 24, 1989)