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

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.

 
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 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. 


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