Get Your Ellis Hospital Medical Records in 3 Easy Steps

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Do You Want Your Ellis Hospital Medical Records? Get It in 3 Easy Steps!

You might have any number of reasons to check your medical records from Ellis Hospital. Maybe you're seeing a specialist who needs to see your medical history, or maybe you're moving to another city and are seeing a new physician. Thanks to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, commonly known as HIPAA, you can view your medical records regardless of the reason.

Ellis Hospital and the other offices associated with Ellis Medicine have established methods that enable patients to request their medical records. Doing this might be complicated if you have never done it before, though, as it requires finding forms and knowing Ellis Hospital's contact information. You have another option in requesting your medical records from Ellis Hospital, though.

With DoNotPay, you can request your without the hassle.

Ways to request your Ellis Hospital medical records on your own

If you're interested in requesting your medical records from Ellis Hospital on your own, you can find out more on the hospital's website. The website outlines two main methods of requesting records: you can request it online or download the authorization form and send it back to the hospital.

Submit a Request Online

Ellis Medicine handles their medical records requests through Verisma, an outside service that specializes in this. To submit a records request online, consider these steps:

  1. Begin at the online form to authorize your records.
  2. Type in your name and address and indicate that you wish for Ellis Medicine to disclose your medical records.
  3. At this point, you can choose where you want your records to be sent. Records can be sent to you or someone like another physician.
  4. Indicate which records you would like to send and from what dates.
  5. State whether you would like to receive records electronically, by mail on a CD or DVD, by mail on paper, or by fax.

Submit a Written Form

Through this method, you will fill out a similar authorization form as the online form. After completing the form, you can submit it by mail, fax, or email.

It is important to note that you cannot request medical records from Ellis Hospital in person.

Ellis Hospital Contact Information
Phone(518) 243-4000
Fax(518) 831-8884
Address1101 Nott Street, Schenectady, NY 12308

Copies of Ellis Hospital Medical Records Come With a Cost

The Ellis Hospital website notes that there is a cost of $6.50 for a copy of one's medical records. This cost occurs whether you request a copy of your records for yourself or for another doctor. Payments go to Verisma, the company that processes medical record requests.

How to Transfer Your Medical Records to or From Ellis Hospital

If you move and see a new physician, you will need to transfer your medical records. To transfer your medical records from Ellis Hospital to another doctor, complete the authorization forms on the website. Make sure to give the address of the office you want the records sent to.

If you want to send records to Ellis Hospital, you will need to research the medical record request processes of the office that you are transferring records from. To avoid having to learn multiple request processes, let DoNotPay help!

DoNotPay Makes It Easy to Request Your Ellis Hospital Medical Records

Ellis Hospital only accepts medical records requests through a few methods, and these methods might not be the most convenient for you. You do have another way to request your records, though. With just 3 steps, you can use the Request Medical Records product by DoNotPay to get the task done without confusion or hassle.

  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 Request Medical Records From Hospitals Across the Country

HIPAA gives everyone the right to access their medical records, and this means that you can request your records regardless of the physician that you use. Whether you are requesting in Schenectady or a hospital in California, DoNotPay's Request Medical Records can help. The service works the same no matter where you are.

The following are just a few examples of hospitals you can request records from with DoNotPay:

Requesting medical records is just one thing DoNotPay can do

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