How to Change Incorrect Information on Your Medical Records in Indiana?

Answer The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the state of Indiana, if you're a resident, provide you with the right to amend certain items in your medical record. Thi... Read More »

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Does HIPAA protect the right to access medical records even if the medical bill has not been paid In other words can a medical provider deny access to your own medical records if you owe money?

HIPAA allows patient access to their own medical record, with very few exceptions. Failure to pay the bill is NOT one of those exceptions.Added: HIPAA restricts and prevents the dissemination of yo... Read More »

How long are medical records kept in Indiana? Medical records must be kept at least 7 years from the date they were created. Some healthcare providers keep them longer.

Who can see your medical records?

Under HIPAA regulations, only you and your immediate caregivers, and they are bound by law not to disclose them to any unauthorized person. Exceptions: If you are a minor your parent/guardian has a... Read More »

How can you obtain your medical records?

Provide a written request to the health care provider. In NYS, by law the provider has the right to charge you up to 75 cents per page. Most offices waive this fee in certain circumstances, includi... Read More »