2020 № 5 Is a medical organization required to provide medical documents of a deceased patient for review at the request of his / her spouse or close relatives
The article presents a detailed analysis of the legal situation related to issues of medical confidentiality after the death of a patient. The publication brought to the attention of the medical organizations, now in accordance with the Decision of the constitutional Court of the Russian Federation of January 13, 2020, № 1-P the denial of a spouse (wife), close relatives of a deceased patient access to his medical records may be considered valid only if during the life of the patient expressed prohibition on disclosure of information constituting a medical secret.
2020 № 1 Is the medical organization obliged to ask the patient for an identity document when applying for paid medical services?
The article shows and proves that when a patient applies for paid medical services, a medical organization is obliged to ask him for an identity document. First of all, this is enshrined in the requirements for the maintenance of accounting and reporting documentation established by the legislation of the Russian Federation. At the same time, the authors emphasize that even if the patient does not have an identity document, the refusal to conclude a contract for the provision of paid medical services is unacceptable. The issue of presentation of an identity document by a patient when applying for the provision of paid medical services became particularly relevant after the introduction of such a control tool as the control purchase of paid medical services.