Florida Law on HIV Testing and Confidentiality
Objectives: Understand the requirements for HIV test result notifications. Review the protections for health care personnel and confidentiality of test subjects (clients). Identify the resources available for HIV testing and counseling. Describe when to document HIV test results or refusals in a person’s medical file.
Description: This state supplement covers Florida’s legal requirements for HIV testing; counseling and resources; client confidentiality; notifications to partners, care team or third parties; and considerations for pregnant women.