Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.200 - Mental Health

Division facility required to forward client’s medical records upon transfer of client from facility.

1. If a client in a division facility is transferred to another division facility or to a medical facility, a facility for the dependent or a physician licensed to practice medicine, the division facility shall forward a copy of the medical records of the client, on or before the date the client is transferred, to the facility or physician. Except as otherwise required by 42 U.S.C. §§ 290dd-3 and 290ee-3, the division facility is not required to obtain the oral or written consent of the client to forward a copy of the medical records.

2. As used in this section, “medical records” includes a medical history of the client, a summary of the current physical condition of the client and a discharge summary which contains the information necessary for the proper treatment of the client.

Last modified: February 27, 2006