Request Your DHR Medical Records With Ease
Your medical records are very important documents, and it's a good idea to have a copy of them at home. Most people aren't sure how to get their medical records, but hospitals are legally obligated to release them at their patient's request.
Let's discuss how to request your so you can obtain them if the need arises.
Does DHR Health Charge For Your Medical Records?
DHR Health has two ways that you can request your medical records:
- By Mail
- By Fax
Your medical records are free to obtain unless you will be requesting your records and images on a CD. If that's the case, there may be a fee associated with your request, and DHR Health won't release your medical records until you've paid the fees in full.
If you're requesting medical records to be released to another healthcare system, there will be no fee.
Are There Any Restrictions On Requesting Medical Records?
Your medical records are your private information, and your healthcare provider is legally obligated to keep them safe. Additionally, DHR Health is legally required to release your medical records to you when they've been requested.
State and federal laws protect your privacy, and they ensure that your medical records aren't obtained by
- Anyone besides you,
- An authorized medical professional, or
- A person who you have authorized to request them.
In some cases, a subpoena can also allow medical records to be released to the courts.
Parents can request the medical records of their minor children under the age of 12. If your child is over 13, they're generally given the same protection as an adult.
If you want to , DHR Health is legally obligated to release them to you within 15 business days.
How to Transfer Your Medical Records to DHR Health
If you want to request your medical records from DHR Health, you need to call their phone number, which you’ll see below. They'll be able to tell you what forms need to be filled out, and where you need to submit the forms.
If you'd rather not deal with the process on your own, DoNotPay can take care of it. We'll request that your medical records are transferred to DHR Health seamlessly, so you can receive continuity of care.
How to Request Your DHR Medical Records On Your Own
If you wondering how to request your medical records on your own, you can do so by mail or fax. DHR doesn't provide electronic health records. To make a request you need to:
- Download a medical records release form.
- Once you've printed the form, you'll need to fill it out, sign, and date it.
- Along with your authorization form, you'll need to make a copy of your state driver's license or identification card.
- Then, you can send out your medical records release request.
If you'd like to get your by mail, just send your completed release form along with a copy of your photo ID to their address.
You can also opt to send them by fax just send them the complete paperwork.
If you have further questions, or if you'd like to request that your medical records be sent elsewhere, call their phone number during normal business hours. The receptionist will be able to help answer all your questions.
Their contact information at a glance.
|Address||HIM - Release Information
101 Paseo Del Prado
Edinburgh, TX 78539
DoNotPay Can Request Your DHR Medical Records on Your Behalf
If you don't want to spend time trying to access your own medical records, DoNotPay can help. Our Request Medical Records product will contact DHR Health on your behalf, and we'll have your medical records sent straight to you.
Here's what you do:
DoNotPay has seen these requests before and knows how to write your health care provider a simple, clear, and effective letter that will get your legally-guaranteed health records for you in no time.
- 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've completed these steps, we'll take care of the rest!
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DoNotPay can help you find answers to questions like, "How long are medical records kept?" We can also request your medical records from a variety of clinics and healthcare systems. Here are some of the documents we can obtain for you:
- Cleveland Clinic Medical Records
- Kaiser Medical Records
- Mercy Medical Records
- Baptist Medical Records
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