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Chapter 188

< > Effective - 29 Jun 1979, see footnote    bottom

  188.055.  Forms to be supplied to health facilities and physicians. — 1.  Every abortion facility, hospital, and physician shall be supplied with forms by the department of health and senior services for use in regards to the consents and reports required by sections 188.010 to 188.085.  A purpose and function of such consents and reports shall be the preservation of maternal health and life by adding to the sum of medical knowledge through the compilation of relevant maternal health and life data and to monitor all abortions performed to assure that they are done only under and in accordance with the provisions of the law.

  2.  All information obtained by physician, hospital, or abortion facility from a patient for the purpose of preparing reports to the department of health and senior services under sections 188.010 to 188.085 or reports received by the division of health shall be confidential and shall be used only for statistical purposes.  Such records, however, may be inspected and health data acquired by local, state, or national public health officers.


(L. 1974 H.B. 1211 § 10, A.L. 1979 H.B. 523, et al.)

Effective 6-29-79

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