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Topic Originator: Jana M
Post Date February 9, 2010 @ 3:54 PM
charging for medical records


Jana M
February 9, 2010 @ 3:54 PM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

I am in Texas and am trying to find the law or regulation regarding charging for medical records.  Can a patient be charged for his/her medical records when they are transferring care to another provider and request their records be sent?  I thought that we had to provide one copy free of charge and the 2nd, 3rd, etc copies we could charge for.  Does anyone know for sure or where I can find the answer?  I've looked on a number of websites, but can't find anything on it.

Thanks!

Dan Young
February 18, 2010 @ 2:26 PM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

try this website:

http://www.lamblawoffice.com/medical-records-copying-charges.html

Jana M
February 18, 2010 @ 5:23 PM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

Thanks!

GEORGE
June 2, 2010 @ 12:04 AM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

Health insurance plans vary widely, both in cost and in benefits. Before enrolling in a health insurance plan, you should consult the plan brochure and read the policy to get specific information about the benefits and costs and the way the plan works.
http://medicaresupplementinsurances.com/

Linda M
June 14, 2010 @ 8:19 AM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

I live in Indiana and there is a law on the books here on what you can and cannot charge for.  I would think Texas would have some type of similar regulation.  I would contact your Department of Insurance and they should be able to give you direction.

Ronna Riley
June 23, 2010 @ 12:18 PM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

http://www.tmlt.org/newscenter/features/medical-record-myths.html

Jana
June 23, 2010 @ 12:41 PM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

Thanks!



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