TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 390 LONG-TERM CARE FOR UNDER AGE 22 FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 390.1630 CONFIDENTIALITY OF RESIDENT'S RECORDS


 

Section 390.1630  Confidentiality of Resident's Records

 

a)         All information contained in a resident's record, including information contained in an automated data bank, shall be considered confidential.  The facility shall permit the appropriate State and federal agencies (such as Illinois Departments of Public Aid, Public Health, and Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) to have access to resident records.

 

b)         The facility shall develop and implement written policies governing access to, duplication of, and dissemination of information from medical records.

 

c)         The facility shall obtain written consent of the resident, or, if a guardian, the resident's guardian, prior to any release of any resident record information to persons not authorized to receive the information.

 

(Source:  Amended at 13 Ill. Reg. 6301, effective April 17, 1989)