UTA LEG Access to Medical Records

On Mar. 1, UTA LEG passed bill on access to protected health data.

  • UTA LEG passed bill HB 427 re third-party access to protected health information.
  • Amends UTA LEG 78B-5-618, Judicial code, procedure and evidence, access to records.
  • Bill Provisions
  • Defines payment and balance information for purposes of access to medical records.
  • Clarifies rights and obligations of persons involved in a third-party request for medical records or payment/balance information; requirements for separate notice of request.
  • Establishes a penalty for failure to fulfill a request for payment, balance information.
  • Legislative History
  • On Jan. 30, 2024, bill introduced in House; on Feb. 21, 2024, bill passed in House.
  • On Feb. 21, 2024, bill introduced in the Senate; on Mar. 1, 2024, bill passed in Senate.
  • Effectiveness
  • Upon becoming law, the bill takes effect on May, 1, 2024.
  • Mar. 14, 2024 UTA LEG Governor Approval
  • On Mar. 14, 2024, UTA LEG governor approved bill HB 427, effective on May 1, 2024.

Regulators UTA LEG
Entity Types CNSM; Ins
Reference Bill, 3/14/2024; Bill, HB0427S02, 3/1/2024; Citation: UTA LEG 78B-5-618;
Functions Claims/Accelerated Benefits; Compliance; Legal; Privacy; Record Retention
Countries United States of America
Products Insurance; Insurance-Health
Regions Am
Rule Type Final
Rule Date 3/1/2024
Effective Date 5/1/2024
Rule Id 202976
Linked to N/A
Reg. Last Update 3/14/2024
Report Section US Insurance

Last substantive update on 03/19/2024