Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 439.591
Patient not required to participate in health information exchange; notification to patient of breach of confidentiality of electronic health records or health information exchange; patient access to electronic health records.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2 of NRS 439.538, a patient must not be required to participate in a health information exchange. Before a patients health care records may be retrieved from a health information exchange, the patient must be fully informed and consent, in the manner prescribed by the Director.

2.

A patient must be notified in the manner prescribed by the Director of any breach of the confidentiality of electronic health records of the patient or a health information exchange.

3.

A patient who consents to the retrieval of his or her electronic health record from a health information exchange may at any time request that a health care provider access and provide the patient with his or her electronic health record in accordance with the provisions of 45 C.F.R. 164.526.
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Oct. 16, 2019