|Petition Title||Amend existing regulations regarding protection of human rights request D|
Regulation governing access to or amendment/correction of patients' service records should be amended to limit to ten days from the date of the submission's request: the physician's response to a patient's request for accessing his/her service record; and the reviewer's response to a patient's request for amending/correcting his/her service record.
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]|
|Agency Decision Summary||
The Board determined that the 12 VAC35-115 should not be changed to establish a specific timeframe within which a provider must respond to record access requests. Requirements regarding response timeframes are already established by state and federal laws and differ based on the type of provider.
|Name / Title:||Linda B. Grasewicz / Senior Planner|
1220 Bank Street
|Telephone:||(804)786-0040 FAX: (804)371-0092 TDD: (804)371-8977|