50-16-1014. Screening and pretest information. (1) Screening for HIV-related conditions must be considered routine and must be incorporated into the patient's general informed consent for medical care on the same basis as other screening and diagnostic tests.
(2) Screening for HIV-related conditions must be voluntary and undertaken with the patient's knowledge and understanding that HIV diagnostic testing is planned.
(3) Patients must be informed orally or in writing that HIV diagnostic testing will be performed.
(4) If a patient declines an HIV diagnostic test, this decision must be documented in the patient's medical record.
History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 362, L. 2009.