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  197.260.  Report of compliance, service — disclosure of reports, confidentiality of information. — 1.  Upon the completion of a survey, the department shall prepare a report of the department's findings with respect to whether the hospice is in compliance or out of compliance with the provisions of sections 197.250 to 197.280 and the rules made pursuant thereto.  The report shall contain a list of deficiencies found and cite each statute or rule with which the hospice is found to be out of compliance.  A copy of the report shall be served upon the hospice not later than fifteen working days after the survey is completed.  The hospice shall inform the department of the time necessary for compliance and shall file a plan of correction with the department within ten days of the receipt of the deficiency list.  As used in this subsection, "days" shall exclude weekends and state holidays.

  2.  The department of health and senior services may disclose to the public final reports of the inspections or surveys showing the standards by which inspections or surveys were conducted, whether such standards were met, and, if such standards were not met, in what manner they were not met and how the facility proposed to correct or did correct the deficiencies.  All other information whatsoever, including information and reports submitted to the department of health and senior services by governmental agencies and recognized accrediting organizations in whole or in part for certification purposes pursuant to sections 197.250 to 197.280, collected during such inspections or surveys or information which is derived as a result of such inspections or surveys shall be confidential and shall be disclosed only to the person or organization which is the subject of the inspection or survey or a representative thereof.


(L. 1992 H.B. 899 § 6)

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