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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Liability and responsibilities for disclosure now addressed

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  • Prior MN law placed all liability for inappropriate disclosure on disclosing provider
  • Responsibilities are now defined for the patient, the requestor, and the discloser
    • Each party warrants no information known to the person to be false
    • Requestor accurately states the patient's desire to have health records disclosed or that there is specific authorization in law
    • Requestor & discloser do not exceed any limits imposed by the patient in the consent
    • Discloser has complied with the legal requirements regarding disclosure of health records

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