(740 ILCS 110/9.9)
Sec. 9.9. Record locator service.
(a) An HIE, person, therapist, facility, agency, interdisciplinary team, integrated health system, business associate, covered entity, the Illinois Health Information Exchange Authority, or entity facilitating the establishment or operation of an HIE may, without a recipient's consent, disclose the existence of a recipient's record to a record locator service, master patient index, or other directory or services necessary to support and enable the establishment and operation of an HIE.
(b) As used in this Section:
(1) the term "disclosure" has the meaning ascribed to
it under HIPAA, as specified in 45 CFR 160.103; and
(2) "facility" means a developmental disability
facility as defined in Section 1-107 of the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code or a mental health facility as defined in Section 1-114 of the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code.
(Source: P.A. 98-378, eff. 8-16-13.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015