How to Request Your Christ Hospital Medical Records Easily
Many patients aren't aware that they can access their medical records at any time, for any reason. It doesn't matter whether you have your medical records at one facility or many.
If you are looking to access or records anywhere in your area, you can contact the healthcare system that holds your records to get a copy. The records department will be able to help you with the process and how to authorize your medical records for release.
If you have never requested medical records before, you may not know how it works, or whether you already have access to them through an online system. If you need assistance in getting the process started, DoNotPay can help out.
Reasons for Requesting Christ Hospital Medical Records
There are many reasons that you would want to request your or other hospital systems. Some of the common reasons that a patient would want to request their medical records include:
- Providing a new doctor with prior medical records
- Moving to another state
- Keeping close track of tests and procedures so they don't have to be duplicated
- Providing detailed information to doctors and specialists for chronic conditions
- Accessing certain records and test results necessary for entry into school, work, or other locations
As a patient, you have the right to request these records any time, either electronically or as a paper copy. The costs associated with accessing these medical records will vary depending on the type of records you request and in which format you prefer.
Do Medical Records From Christ Hospital Cost You Money?
If you want either paper or electronic copies of your medical records from Christ Hospital, you will be charged. The hospital uses a third-party system for medical records, so you will be paying the fees determined by MRO Corporation. The applicable charges are as follows:
|Form of Medical Record||Fee|
|Paper copies||$0.10 per page|
|Electronic copies of paper records||$0.08 per page, $0.22 per CD-ROM|
|Electronic copies of electronic records||$6.50 flat fee|
All copies requested are subject to applicable sales tax and postage.
How to Get Your Medical Records from Christ Hospital
Christ Hospital provides a number of options when it comes to how you can access your medical records and obtain either paper copies or electronic copies. Before you obtain your records, you must first provide the Christ Hospital with a patient authorization form to start the process.
In order to receive your medical records in any form, you will first need to provide Christ Hospital with a patient authorization form acknowledging you are providing permission to receive your medical records or have them transferred to the appropriate medical professional.
The completed authorization form can be mailed to:
The Christ Hospital Health Network Attn: Medical Records Department – CBO, 2139 Auburn Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45219.
It can also be faxed to 513-263-8680.
MyChart and Mobile App
Christ Hospital provides its patients with an easy way to access current medical records through either the hospital's mobile app or through the MyChart system. These records are instantly available and do not cost the patient anything to access.
Request by Phone
If you are looking for paper copies or electronic copies of older records, you can call the medical records department at 513-263-8678. If you need access to x-rays or imaging, you can call 513-585-2467. Physical and Occupational Therapy records are available by calling 513-585-0545.
Get Help With Medical Records From DoNotPay
Getting access to your medical records can be a tedious process, with forms to sign and offices to contact to get the process started. If you don't know how to get started, DoNotPay can help in just a few easy steps. DoNotPay can write your health care provider a simple, clear, and effective letter that will get your legally-guaranteed health records for you in no time.
Here’s how to request medical records using DoNotPay:
- Look up medical records on DoNotPay's website.
- Enter the name of the health care provider you'd like to receive medical records from.
- Answer a few questions about your provider and where you'd like to send the records.
Once you have completed these steps, the healthcare provider that holds your records will receive the request and provide you with the records you have requested, either electronically or by mail.
DoNotPay Works Across Many Healthcare Systems
DoNotPay can help you access your medical records from a wide range of hospitals and healthcare systems. Some of the hospitals that DoNotPay can help you access your medical records through include:
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