§ 27.32e. Record audits.
(a) The Department may conduct record audits of the records of health care practitioners, hospitals, persons providing HIV services and persons in charge of entities providing HIV services, who make diagnoses of AIDS or who receive or provide HIV test results, CD4 T-lymphocyte counts and percentages, HIV viral load test results including detectable and undetectable test results, or HIV genotype test results for the purpose of obtaining information allowing the Department to complete HIV, CD4 T-lymphocyte case reports, and viral load and HIV genotyping case reports to aid it in tracking trends in disease and obtaining additional funding for prevention and treatment programs. The Department may audit records going back to January 1, 2000, for this purpose.
(b) The Department may require special reports of persons or entities required to report under this chapter to ensure compliance with this chapter.
The provisions of this § 27.32e adopted under section 16(b) of the Disease Prevention and Control Law of 1955 (35 P.S. § § 521.1521.21); sections 2102(g), 2106(a) and 2111(b) of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. § § 532(g), 536(a) and 541(b)); and section 803 of the Health Care Facilities Act (35 P.S. § 448.803); amended under section 16(a) and (b) of the Disease Prevention and Control Law of 1955 (35 P.S. § 521.16(a) and (b)); sections 2102(g), 2106(a) and 2111(b) of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. § § 532(g), 536(a) and 541(b)); and section 803 of the Health Care Facilities Act (35 P.S. § 448.803).
The provisions of this § 27.32e adopted July 19, 2002, effective July 20, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 3597; amended October 30, 2020, effective October 31, 2020, 50 Pa.B. 5981. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (290030).
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