The State Authorized Risk Assessment Tool for Sex Offenders (SARATSO) shall be administered by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to assess every eligible person who is incarcerated in state prison and every eligible person who is on parole if the person was not assessed prior to release from state prison). The Department of Mental Health shall administer the SARATSO to assess every eligible person who is committed to that department.
Persons who have been deemed mentally incompetent by a court of any state may not own or possess firearms. Each state maintains a mental health firearms prohibition information system. All such information (including records of not guilty by reason of insanity judgments, commitment to a facility because the person was a danger to themself or others, or other mental health records) shall be kept confidential and used only to determine eligibility to purchase or possess firearms or other deadly weapons.
If the licensed midwife does not have liability coverage for the practice of midwifery, the midwife and client shall sign a disclosure statement of this fact, to be included in the client's medical record.
If a coroner is unable to establish the identity of decedent by other means, the coroner may have a dental examination performed. If given the results of the dental examination the coroner is still unable to identify the decedent, he shall forward the dental exam records to the Department of Justice.
Prior to ordering an HIV test, the medical care provider must provide information to the subject and obtain consent from person being tested. If a patient declines the test, the provider shall note the fact in the subject's file.
A home dialysis agency shall maintain clinical records of all the patients, a medical history and physical provided by the patient's physician and surgeon. The physical shall be updated annually, and the annual update shall be maintained in the patient's medical files. the clinical records shall also include clinical progress notes written by the patient's physician and surgeon, a qualified registered nurse, a qualified social worker, and a dietician.
Prior to the performance of any dialysis treatment, the home dialysis agency shall obtain orders from a patient's physician and surgeon which outline the specifics of prescribed treatment. The initial orders from the patient's physician and surgeon for home dialysis services shall be received prior to the first treatment and shall include the patient's diagnosis (e.g. patient's mental status, the prognosis of the patient, and functional limitations of the patient).
In the event of a clinical or professional disagreement regarding the release of a person subject to the detention, the detention shall be maintained unless the hospital's medical director overrules the decision of the physician and surgeon opposing the release. Both the physician and surgeon and the clinical psychologist shall enter their findings, concerns, or objections in the person's medical record. Persons detained under this section shall retain their legal rights regarding consent for medical treatment.
A health care provider may decline to permit inspection or provide copies of mental health records to the patient at the patient's request when there is a substantial risk of adverse or detrimental consequences to the patient inspecting her own mental health records, subject to certain conditions, including: (1) The health care provider must make a written record, to be included with the mental health records requested, explaining the health care provider's reason for refusal.