Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 192
Department of Health and Senior Services
Section 192.808

August 28, 2013


Mandatory testing not to be required, exception--emergency personnel to treat persons with HIV and communicable diseases--identity of patient to be confidential, exceptions.

192.808. 1. Sections 192.800 to 192.808 shall not be construed to authorize or require a licensed facility to test any patient for any communicable disease, nor shall mandatory testing of any person be required, except as provided for in sections 191.659, 191.662 and 191.674.

2. All emergency response employees are required to respond to and treat any patient regardless of HIV or other communicable disease infection.

3. Sections 192.800 to 192.808 shall not be construed to require or permit the department of health and senior services or its designated officers to collect information concerning HIV infection in a form that permits the identity of the patient to be determined, except as otherwise provided by law.

(L. 1992 S.B. 511 & 556 1 subsecs. 7, 8, 9)


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