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Commonly Used SC Medical Record Legal References

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SC Code of Laws, Title 63, Chapter 15, Section 63-15-260: South Carolina Children’s Code – Child Custody and Visitation – Court-Ordered Child Custody – Equal Access to […] Records

 

SC Code of Laws, Title 63, Chapter 7, Section 63-7-380: South Carolina Children’s Code – Child Protection & Permanency – Release of Photos and X-Rays w/o Parental Consent; Release of Medical Records

 

SC Code of Laws, Title 63, Chapter 5, Section 63-5-30: South Carolina Children’s Code – Legal Status of Children – Parent-Child Relationship – Rights & Duties of Parents Re: Minor Children

 

SC Code of Laws, Title 63, Chapter 3, Section 63-3-830: SC Children’s Code – Family Court – Responsibilities of Guardian Ad Litem

 

SC Code of Laws, Title 44, Chapter 117: Prescription Information Privacy Act

 

SC Code of Laws, Title 44, Chapter 81, Section 44-81-40: Bill of Rights for Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities

 

SC Code of Laws, Title 44, Chapter 22, Section 44-22-110: Rights of Mental Health Patients – Access to Medical Records

 

SC Code of Laws, Title 44, Chapter 22, Section 44-22-100: Rights of Mental Health Patients – Confidentiality of Records

 

SC Code of Laws, Title 44, Chapter 115: Physicians’ Patient Records Act

 

SC Code of Laws, Title 42, Chapter 15, Section 42-15-95: Workers’ Compensation – Notice of Accident; Filing of Claims; Medical Attn & Exams – Release of Medical Records

 

SC Code of Laws, Title 40, Chapter 15, Sections 40-15-83 and 40-15-450: Professions and Occupations – Dentists, Dental Hygienists, and Dental Technicians – Patient Record Retention & Content

 

SC Code of Laws, Title 40, Chapter 47, Section 40-47-110: Professions and Occupations – Physicians & Misc Health Care Providers – Misconduct Constituting Grounds for Disciplinary Action

 

SC Code of Laws, Title 15, Chapter 32, Section 15-32-220: Civil Remedies and Procedures – Non-Economic Damage Awards – Damage Limits and Exceptions (Alteration/Destruction of Medical Records)