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§ 10262. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: December 24, 2018

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 68. Patient Test Result Information Act
Effective: December 24, 2018
35 P.S. § 10262
§ 10262. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this act shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Diagnostic imaging service.” A medical imaging test performed on a patient that is intended to diagnose the presence or absence of a disease, including, but not limited to, a malignancy.
“Diagnostic radiograph.” A projectional radiograph that acquires an image or digital image with x-rays to produce a high contrast, two-dimensional image, otherwise known as an x-ray.
“Health care practitioner.” As defined in section 103 of the act of July 19, 1979 (P.L.130, No.48),1 known as the Health Care Facilities Act.
“Significant abnormality.” A finding by a diagnostic imaging service of an abnormality or anomaly which would cause a reasonably prudent person to seek additional or follow-up medical care within three months.


2018, Oct. 24, P.L. 719, No. 112, § 2, effective in 60 days [Dec. 24, 2018].


35 P.S. § 448.103.
35 P.S. § 10262, PA ST 35 P.S. § 10262
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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