Nevada Correctional Institutions; Aid to Victims of Crime
Sec. § 209.3515
Director may request or provide medical or mental health records of certain offenders.


1.

The Director, through the Medical Director, may request from the Division of Public and Behavioral Health of the Department of Health and Human Services access to any records in its possession which contain information that may assist in evaluating, caring for and providing treatment to an offender who previously was committed to the custody of or ordered to report to the Administrator or the Administrators designee pursuant to NRS 178.425 or 178.460.

2.

Unless otherwise ordered by a court, upon a request for access to records of an offender pursuant to subsection 1, the Division of Public and Behavioral Health of the Department of Health and Human Services shall provide access to any such records, including, without limitation, relevant medical and mental health records, for the limited purpose of allowing the Director or the Medical Director to evaluate, care for and provide treatment to the offender.

3.

The Director, through the Medical Director, may provide to the Division of Public and Behavioral Health of the Department of Health and Human Services or to other community medical or mental health care providers, relevant medical and mental health records of an offender serving a term of imprisonment under the custody of the Department of Corrections, for the purposes of planning the discharge of the offender and assuring the continuity of evaluation, care and treatment of the offender in the community after release from incarceration.

4.

No oral or written consent of the offender is required to obtain access to records from the Division of Public and Behavioral Health of the Department of Health and Human Services or the Department of Corrections pursuant to this section.
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Dec. 15, 2019