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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Minnesota's patient consent requirements

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  • Patient consent is required for nearly all disclosures, including treatment
  • Limited exception to consent requirement
    • Medical emergency
    • Record movement within "related" health care entities
  • Written consent (signed & dated) is required
    • Consent generally expires in one year
  • Or ... a representation from a provider that holds a signed and dated consent from the patient authorizing the release

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