3701-3-08 Release of patient's medical records.

Any person, hospital, clinic, agency or other institution or facility providing care or treatment to an individual suffering from a communicable disease which is required to be reported under Chapter 3701. of the Revised Code and the rules adopted thereunder by the public health council, or a disease that the director requires special inquiry be made under sections 3701.13 and 3701.14 of the Revised Code, shall, upon written request by the director provide access to the patient's medical record to the director during an investigation of such disease.

Replaces: 3701-3-08

Effective: 01/01/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/01/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.34
Rule Amplifies: 3701.13 , 3701.14
Prior Effective Dates: 2/4/1983, 7/23/98