Maine Revised Statutes

§1711-F. Transfer of member health care information by MaineCare program for purpose of diagnosis, treatment or care

The MaineCare program established under chapter 855 may transfer member health care information to a health care practitioner or health care facility for the purpose of diagnosis, treatment or care of the member through an electronic health information exchange in accordance with this section. [2009, c. 387, §3 (NEW).]

1. Definitions.  For the purposes of this section, "health care facility" has the same meaning as in section 1711-C, subsection 1, paragraph D and "health care practitioner" has the same meaning as in section 1711-C, subsection 1, paragraph F.
[ 2009, c. 387, §3 (NEW) .]
2. Individual protection mechanism.  The department shall provide an individual protection mechanism for MaineCare members by which an individual may prohibit a health information exchange from disclosing the individual's health care information to a health care practitioner or health care facility.
[ 2009, c. 387, §3 (NEW) .]
3. Health care information subject to other laws, rules and regulations.  Health care information that is subject to the provisions of 42 United States Code, Section 290dd-2 (Supplement 1998); chapters 710-B and 711; Title 5, section 200-E; Title 5, chapter 501; Title 24 or 24-A; Title 34-B, section 1207; Title 39-A; or other confidentiality provisions of state or federal law, rule or regulation is governed solely by those provisions.
[ 2009, c. 387, §3 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2009, c. 387, §3 (NEW).