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Petition Information
Petition Title Amend existing regulations regarding protection of human rights request C
Date Filed 9/15/2009   
Petitioner Steven Shoon 
Petitioner's Request

Regulation governing amendment of the service records should be amended to require, the reviewer of patient requests to amend/correct their services records, to be neither the patient's treating clinician nor a person who wrote the particular note in the service record that the patient is requesting to be amended/corrected.

 
Agency's Plan

The Board will consider the petition and any comments received at its regularly scheduled meeting on December 8, 2009.

 
Comment Period Ended 11/9/2009
0 comments
Agency Decision Take no action [Transmittal Sheet]    
Response Date 12/8/2009
Agency Decision Summary

The Board determined that the existing provisions of 12 VAC35-115 provide individuals receiving services with a clearly delineated right to have a statement of disagreement included in the record.


Contact Information
Name / Title: Linda B. Grasewicz  / Senior Planner
Address: 1220 Bank Street
Richmond, 2318-1797
Email Address: linda.grasewicz@dbhds.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-0040    FAX: (804)371-0092    TDD: (804)371-8977