Each induced termination of pregnancy which occurs in this state, regardless of the length of gestation, shall be reported to the Center for Health Statistics within 30 days by the person in charge of the institution in which the induced termination of pregnancy was performed. If the induced termination of pregnancy was performed outside an institution, the attending physician or the naturopathic physician shall prepare and file the report.
If the person who is required to file the report under subsection (1) of this section has knowledge that the person who underwent the induced termination of pregnancy also underwent a follow-up visit or had follow-up contact with a health care provider, the person shall include the fact of the follow-up visit or contact, and whether any complications were noted, in the report. If the person filing the report is not personally aware of the follow-up visit or contact but was informed of the visit or contact, the person shall include the source of that information in the report.
Reports submitted under this section shall not disclose the names or identities of the parents. [1983 c.709 §14a (enacted in lieu of 435.495); 1997 c.783 §46; 2017 c.356 §68]PENALTIES