How to Request Cabell Huntington Hospital Medical Records

Request Medical Records How to Request Cabell Huntington Hospital Medical Records

How to Request Cabell Huntington Hospital Medical Records

All patients in the United States are allowed to access their medical records thanks to HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Because of this law, you have the right to request your Cabell Huntington Hospital medical records.

However, figuring out how to access your records from Cabell Huntington Hospital might not be completely straightforward and this can be frustrating. It can be even more confusing when a patient needs to transfer medical records from one hospital to another.  While doing this alone can mean calling several numbers or going to multiple locations, there is an easier way.

DoNotPay and our Request Medical Records service make it easy to access your medical records from Cabell Huntington Hospital.

How to Access Your Cabell Huntington Hospital Medical Records

Cabell Huntington Hospital patients can request their medical records in person, over the phone, or online. The steps for each method are outlined below.

In Person

To access your medical records from Cabell Huntington Hospital in person, go to the hospital's physical location and visit the Information Management Department, located on the first floor of Cabell Huntington Hospital. Once you are there, a staff member from the hospital will help you access your medical records.

Be sure to have a photo ID when you request your records. Medical records are confidential information, so proof of identity is required.

By Mail

To obtain medical records by mail, you must fill out a form called Authorization To Use/Disclose Health Information, which can be found on the Cabell Huntington Hospital website. Mail this completed form along with a copy of a photo ID to the hospital. Cabell Huntington Hospital does not state how long it may take for patients to get their records by mail.

Online

Cabell Huntington Hospital states that the quickest way to access your medical records is by using the online myHealthFile service. To obtain your medical records through this service, follow these steps:

  1. First, you will need an account to access the patient portal of myHealthFile. You can submit your request through this page on the hospital website. As will other methods of accessing your records, you will need to provide proof of identity.
  2. After submitting your request, you should receive a response from Cabell Huntington Hospital within three business days.
  3. With your new account, sign in to view information regarding laboratory tests, immunization records, and other medical information.
  4. Information on myHealthFile only goes as far back as 2014, and it is not clear if records can be transferred through this portal. For more information on this, you may have to contact the hospital.
Cabell Huntington Hospital Contact Information
Address1340 Hal Greer Boulevard Huntington, WV 25701
Phone(304) 526-2010
Fax(304) 526-2012

Transfer Your Medical Records to Cabell Huntington Hospital

When you change from one physician to another, it is important to transfer your medical records to your new doctor's office. This gives your new physician important information related to your medical background.

To transfer your medical records from another physician's office to Cabell Huntington Hospital, contact the office of the previous physician and inform them of the situation. They will tell you what forms or other information you need to fill out to transfer records to Cabell Huntington Hospital.

DoNotPay can also help you transfer your medical records to Cabell Huntington Hospital.

Does It Cost Anything to Request Your Medical Records from Cabell Huntington Hospital?

According to Cabell Huntington Hospital, it is free to send your medical records from this hospital to another physician's office. However, they do indicate that there is a cost for sending a copy of the records to a patient. The amount of this cost is not disclosed on the website.

Access to myHealthFile is free for Cabell Huntington Hospital patients, though.

Easily Request Your Medical Records From Cabell Huntington Hospital With DoNotPay

Even using the easiest method of seeing records online through myHealthFile still requires patients to take time filling out steps and waiting for access. Plus, through this method, you may not even be able to see all the records that you need. With DoNotPay and the Request Medical Records tool, though, you can request your Cabell Huntington Hospital medical records in 3 easy steps.

  1. Look up medical records on DoNotPay's website.

     

  2. Enter the name of the health care provider you'd like to receive medical records from.

     

  3. Answer a few questions about your provider and where you'd like to send the records.

     

DoNotPay Can Help You Request Medical Records From Any Hospital

If you request medical records on your own, you will need to find the different steps for each different healthcare provider that you use. DoNotPay can work with all hospitals, though. No matter where your medical records are, DoNotPay can help with the same 3 steps.

Some hospitals DoNotPay can help you request records from include:

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