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S07846 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                    IN SENATE
                                     January 3, 2024
        Introduced  by  Sen.  WEBB  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
        AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to access to physical
          copies of patient information by qualified persons
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1.  Paragraph (d) of subdivision 2 of section 18 of the public
     2  health law, as amended by chapter 576 of the laws of 1998, is amended to
     3  read as follows:
     4    (d)  Subject  to  the provisions of subdivision three of this section,
     5  upon the written request of any qualified person, a health care provider
     6  shall furnish to such person, within a reasonable time, a  copy  of  any
     7  patient  information requested, and original mammograms requested, which
     8  the person is authorized to inspect  pursuant  to  this  subdivision.  A
     9  qualified  person may request a physical copy of any patient information
    10  requested pursuant to this section.
    11    § 2.  This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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