90th General Assembly
Summary of HB0211
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CIV PRO-FREE PATIENT RECORDS                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Code of Civil  Procedure.     Provides  that  medical,      
   hospital,  and  psychological  records  must  be  furnished  within 30      
   (rather than 60) days of receipt of a request.   Requires private  and      
   public  hospitals,  physicians,  clinical  psychologists, and clinical      
   social workers to furnish copies of patient records free of charge  if      
   a   request   is  made  in  connection  with  a  patient's  claim  for      
   compensation as a  disabled  veteran,  Social  Security  benefits,  or      
   assistance under the Public Aid Code. Makes other changes.                  
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE                                           
          In the opinion DCCA, HB 211 creates a mandate under the State        
          Mandates Act.                                                        
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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