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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 15. Department of Corrections
Chapter 45. Regulations for Private Management and Operation of Prison Facilities
2/25/2020

6VAC15-45-1660. Confidentiality.

Written policy, procedure, and practice shall uphold the principle of confidentiality of the health record and support the following requirements:

1. The health record shall be maintained separately from the facility record.

2. Access to the health record shall be controlled by the medical authority and is granted only to those who require it under departmental policy.

3. The medical authority shall share with the contractor information regarding security and the inmates' medical management, transfer, and ability to participate in programs.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-266 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-01-006 § 13.48; Volume 12, Issue 04, eff. December 13, 1995.

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