What do I need to obtain my medical records from a doctors office?

Answer I just moved to another state and my new doctor needed my records from my previous one. I had a kidney transplant 18 years ago. I simply called my old doctor's office and got them to fax over a cop... Read More »

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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 »

How to Obtain Medical Records That Are 30 Years Old?

Your doctor or hospital is required to keep your medical records in archive for a certain amount of time as required by your state laws. Although many states require only seven to 10 years, your re... Read More »

How do I obtain my husband's medical records?

Under the data protection act everyone has the right to view there own medical records.Unless your husband is very unwell or has passed away you may not have the rights to view them without his per... Read More »

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 »