How to Request Your Medical Records From Dignity Health Easily
Dignity Health is a nonprofit medical group that has over 400 locations in the southwestern part of the United States. This medical group also has 39 different hospitals that provide emergency care as well as chronic disease management.
If you have ever been treated at a Dignity Health facility, you have a right to request a copy of any and all medical records that they have on file for you. Keep reading to learn how DoNotPay can help you quickly and easily get your
What Type of Medical Care Does Dignity Health Provide?
offers several locations in Arizona, Nevada, and California. Each facility offers a wide range of medical services to help meet a variety of needs. Some of those services include heart and vascular care, emergency services, orthopedics, cancer treatments, and women's health.
Is My Health Information Public Information?
In 1996, the federal government signed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which makes it illegal for health care providers to share protected information about their patients. Some of the things that are considered "protected information" include:
- Medical treatments
- Medical test results
- Types of tests that were administered
- Patient's name
- Patient's contact information including address, phone number, and email address
- Patient's gender
- Patient's ethnicity
- Prescription information
- X-ray, MRI, CAT, and other scans and images
You are legally allowed to view all of your personal medical information without having to garner any special permission. However, you will be asked to prove your identity upon request. Any other person, including family members and other medical providers, must have written permission from you in order to view your medical information.
How to Request Medical Records From Dignity Health on Your Own
In order to receive a copy of your medical records from Dignity Health, you must first fill out a release form. There are two different forms to choose from. If you want a copy of your records for yourself, you will fill out the Patient's Request for Access to Protected Health Information form. If you want your medical records to be released to another person or your other doctor, you need to fill out the Authorization for Use or Disclosure of Protected Health Information form.
When filling out the form, some of the information that you will be required to submit includes:
- You name
- Your birthdate
- Your medical record or your patient account number
- Your address
- Name of person you wish to receive your protected information (if applicable)
- Type of medical information that you wish to have included
You will also need to provide a state-approved photo ID of yourself when requesting a copy of your medical records.
After you have finished filling out the form, you can either return it to the same facility that you were treated at, or you can mail it to the facility. Here is a look at the various facilities and their mailing addresses.
|St. Rose Dominican, San Martin Campus, ATTN: Health Information Management/Medical Records 8280 W. Warm Springs Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89113
|Mailing Address - Dignity Health-Greater Sacramento Service Area, ATTN: Health Information Management / Medical Records, 10540 White Rock Road, Suite 150 Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
|Chandler Regional Medical Center
|1955 W. Frye Rd., Chandler, AZ 85224
|Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
|3555 S. Mercy Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85297
|480 - 728-9618
|St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
|350 West Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85013
How DoNotPay Can Help You Request Your Medical Records From Dignity Health
If you are trying to request your medical records on your own from Dignity Health, it can be very confusing and overwhelming. Not only will you have to make sure that you are filling out the right form, but you will also have to make sure that you are mailing the request to the correct address. And with over 400 different locations, it can be easy to accidentally mail it to the wrong location.
However, with DoNotPay, you can request a copy of your medical records with just a few clicks. To get started, follow these three easy steps:
- 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.
DoNotPay Can Help Answer Any Questions That You May Have About Requesting Medical Records
In addition to helping you get your medical records from Dignity Health, DoNotPay can also help you better understand your rights when it comes to your personal medical records. Some of the things that we can help you with include:
- Learn how to get your medical records electronically sent to you
- Request medical records from Kaiser
- Discover how long medical records are kept
- Obtain your medical records from Baptist Health facilities
- Get your medical records from Cleveland Medical Clinic
- Request Mercy medical records
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