(a) Within fourteen days of the receipt of a request to review identifiable health information, the department shall provide the requestor an opportunity during regular business hours to inspect copies of such information in the possession of the department, which concerns or relates to the requestor.
(b) Within ten days of the receipt of a request for copies of a requestor’s identifiable health information, the department shall provide, without charge, copies of identifiable health information in the possession of the department that the requestor is authorized to inspect.
(c) Upon request, the department shall provide an explanation of any code, abbreviation, notation, or other marks appearing in the identifiable health information. The department is not responsible for producing or reformulating identifiable health information, solely for the purposes of clarification, in other than its original form.
(d) Reasonable limitations may be placed on the time, place, and frequency of any inspection and copying requests. The department may ask to review the identifiable health information with the requestor upon inspection, although such review shall not be a prerequisite to providing the information.
(e) Any information contained in the identifiable health information of the requestor that relates to the health status or other confidential information of other individuals shall be deleted for the purposes of inspection and copying.
(f) Any information contained in the identifiable health information of the requestor that is not related to the requestor’s health status may be deleted for the purpose of inspection and copying.History: 2007, PL 30-11.