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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 6: Patient's electronic access to health records

[Text of section added by 2012, 224, Sec. 134 effective January 1, 2017. See 2012, 224, Sec. 287.]

Section 6. Every patient shall have electronic access to such patient's health records. The executive office shall ensure that each patient will have secure electronic access to such patient's electronic health records with each of such patient's providers. The executive office shall ensure that the design of the statewide health information exchange includes the ability to transmit copies of electronic health records to patients directly or allow facilities to provide mechanisms for such patient to access such patient's own electronic health record.