Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 191
Health and Welfare
Section 191.686

August 28, 2014

Anonymous testing sites in central Missouri, Kansas City, Springfield and St. Louis--reports of results, use of coded system--contact notification required, when.

191.686. 1. The department of health and senior services shall designate one HIV testing site in the St. Louis area, one in the Kansas City area, one in the central Missouri area and one in the Springfield area where those persons not required to undergo HIV testing without the right of refusal may be tested anonymously.

2. All physicians, hospitals, or other persons authorized by the department of health and senior services who perform or conduct HIV sampling may refuse to perform or conduct anonymous HIV sampling for an individual and may refer such person to the designated HIV testing sites.

3. A coded system that does not link individual identity with the request or result shall be used to report the results of such testing to the department of health and senior services.

4. All designated HIV testing sites shall be required to initiate contact notification when submitting test results to individuals who request anonymous testing and who test positive for HIV infection.

(L. 1988 H.B. 1151 & 1044 ยง 13, A.L. 1996 S.B. 858, A.L. 1999 H.B. 607)

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