06RS HB190


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HB 190 (BR 50) - S. Lee

     AN ACT relating to medical records.
     Amend KRS 422.317 to permit a hospital or other health care provider to charge for actual postage if the medical records are mailed to the patient's attorney or authorized representative; prohibit other fees from being charged; and prohibit postage from being charged if the medical records are retrieved by the patient, attorney, or representative at the hospital or health care provider's office.


     HFA (1, S. Lee) - Retain original provisions and add that a hospital may charge $.25 per page or $25, whichever is less, to certify a second copy of medical records; specify that no other charges for a certified copy shall be permitted.

     Jan 3-introduced in House
     Jan 4-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 13-posted in committee
     Feb 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 17-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 24-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
     Feb 28-floor amendment (1) filed

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