TITLE 5
Businesses and Professions

CHAPTER 5-37.7
Rhode Island Health Information Exchange Act of 2008

SECTION 5-37.7-10


§ 5-37.7-10 Patient's rights.

Pursuant to this chapter, a patient participant who has his or her confidential health care information transferred through the HIE shall have the following rights:

(1) To obtain a copy of his or her confidential health care information from the HIE;

(2) To obtain a copy of the disclosure report pertaining to his or her confidential health care information;

(3) To be notified as required by chapter 49.2 of title 11, the Rhode Island identity theft protection act, of a breach of the security system of the HIE;

(4) To terminate his or her participation in the HIE in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated by the agency;

(5) To request to amend his or her own information through the provider participant;

(6) To request their confidential health care information from the HIE be disclosed to an authorized representative; and

(7) To request their confidential health care information from the HIE be disclosed to health care providers who are not provider participants as defined by this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2008, ch. 171, § 2; P.L. 2008, ch. 466, § 2; P.L. 2009, ch. 310, § 33; P.L. 2016, ch. 67, § 1; P.L. 2016, ch. 71, § 1.)