(410 ILCS 305/9.5)
Delivery of test results.
(a) The Department shall develop rules regarding the delivery of HIV test results to patients.
(b) The subject of the test or the subject's legally authorized representative shall be notified by personal contact whenever possible of the confirmed positive result of an HIV test. When the subject or the subject's legally authorized representative is notified of a confirmed positive test result, the health care provider or professional shall provide the subject or the subject's legally authorized representative with a referral to counseling in connection with the confirmed positive test result and a referral to an appropriate medical facility for the treatment and management of HIV.
(c) A health care provider shall not be in violation of this Section when an attempt to contact the test subject or the subject's legally authorized representative at the address or telephone number provided by the test subject or the test subject's legally authorized representative does not result in contact and notification or where an attempt to deliver results by personal contact has not been successful.
(Source: P.A. 95-7, eff. 6-1-08