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SB 85 (BR 1073) - J. Denton

     AN ACT relating to medical records.
     Amend KRS 422.317 to permit a hospital or health care provider to charge a fee not to exceed one dollar per page for a reproduction of a patient's medical record to the patient's attorney or authorized representative; permit the fee to be charged to the patient for a second or subsequent reproduction.

SB 85 - AMENDMENTS


     SCS - Delete original provisions; amend KRS 422.317 to permit a hospital or health care provider to charge a fee not to exceed one dollar per page for a reproduction of a patient's medical record to the patient's attorney or authorized representative; permit the fee to be charged to the patient for a second or subsequent reproduction; clarify when a request is a patient request; require clear and conspicuous directions concerning requests sent to third parties; state situations that do not apply to patient requests.
     SFA (1, R. Jones II) - Retain provisions of SCS 1, except state that a patient or his or her attorney may request an electronic copy of the patient's medical records; set the maximum fee that the patient or attorney may be charged at $20.
     SFA (2, R. Jones II) - Retain provisions, except establish that the reproduction fee charged by a health care provider for patients medical record shall not exceed 10 cents per page.

     Jan 9-introduced in Senate
     Jan 10-to Health & Welfare (S)
     Feb 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 9-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 10-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 21-floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 22-recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (S)


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