Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 439.4931
Regulations of State Board of Health.


The State Board of Health shall by regulation:

1.

Prescribe the form and manner in which information on cases of sickle cell disease and its variants must be reported;

2.

Prescribe the information that must be included in each report, which must include, without limitation:

(a)

The name, address, age and ethnicity of the patient;

(b)

The variant of sickle cell disease with which the person has been diagnosed;

(c)

The method of treatment, including, without limitation, any opioid prescribed for the patient and whether the patient has adequate access to that opioid;

(d)

Any other diseases from which the patient suffers, including, without limitation, pneumonia, asthma and gall bladder disease;

(e)

Information concerning the usage of and access to health care services by the patient; and

(f)

If a patient diagnosed with sickle cell disease and its variants dies, his or her age at death; and

3.

Establish a protocol for allowing appropriate access to and preserving the confidentiality of the records of patients needed for research into sickle cell disease and its variants.
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