Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Petition 87
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 Began 10/12/2009    Ended 11/9/2009
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:
Telephone: (804)786-0040    FAX: (804)371-0092    TDD: (804)371-8977