Updated: How to Request Your Medical Records

If you’ve never requested your medical records from your doctor or hospital before, the process can seem complicated. However, understanding the law and the basic requirements will ease the process. The Journal of AHIMA‘s most popular web feature, “How to Request Your Medical Records,” has received an update. The updated article includes new segments with helpful information for both HIM professionals and consumers.

To view the updated article, click here.

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  1. Are we allowed to destroy old medical records like 1999, although it has never been scanned into the system?

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