How to Request Your Geisinger Medical Records
Your medical records are very important documents, and you should have a copy of them. Most people don't know how to request medical records, but it's important to have them if you're visiting a new doctor or moving somewhere new.
Geisinger Medical Center is a hospital located in Danville, Pennsylvania that serves as the main hospital for the Danville-based Geisinger Health System.
Geisinger Health System was a system founded over 100 years ago which aims to provide healthcare to citizens in the central, south-central, and northeast eastern parts of Pennsylvania.
Let's discuss how to request your , and how DoNotPay can help.
Does Geisinger Charge For Your Medical Records?
You can request your in four different ways. They are:
- Your myGeisinger MyChart Account
- Mail a Request Form
- Fax a Request Form
- Request Medical Records to be Sent to Someone Else
Geisinger does not charge a fee for requesting your medical records, no matter which method you choose. They are legally yours and they're free to obtain.
Are There Restrictions Regarding Requesting Medical Records?
Your private medical records are protected by state and federal laws. That means that nobody can access your medical records without your permission. Authorized medical professionals can also access your medical records, and if needed, a subpoena can allow the courts to have access to them as well.
Parents have the authorization to access the medical records of their minor children. Kids over age 13 are usually considered old enough to give permission regarding the release of their medical information.
Above all, your medical records are your private information, and Geisinger is legally obligated to protect them and release them to you at your request.
How You Can Get Your Geisinger Medical Records
At Geisinger, you can request your medical records in a few ways. If you'd like to request your Geisinger medical records on your own, you can use one of the following methods.
If you've got a myGeisinger MyChart account, you can access your electronic health records anytime you'd like. You'll need to remember your username and password to log into your account, but from the portal, you can download and print any of your medical records from Geisinger. You can do this from your computer at home, a tablet, or your smartphone.
Geisinger Medical Records Contact Information
To request your medical records from Geisinger, you'll need to download the Patient Access Request form, print a hard copy, and fill it out. Make sure you sign and date the form before addressing the envelope or sending a fax.
You can mail or fax your medical records release form to:
|100 N. Academy Avenue,
Danville, PA 17822-1311
|Contact Us | Geisinger
If you're having trouble or if you've got questions about obtaining your , don’t hesitate to give them a call.
DoNotPay Can Request Your Geisinger Medical Records For You
Instead of wasting time hunting down your medical records, let DoNotPay do it for you. Our Request Medical Records product will contact the facility on your behalf and request your medical records.
Here's what you need to 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.
That's all you need to do. We'll take care of the rest for you!
DoNotPay Can Request Your Medical Records From Many Facilities
DoNotPay can request your medical records, no matter the facility. Here are some of the places we can contact on your behalf:
- Baptist Medical Records
- Kaiser Medical Records
- Mercy Medical Records
- Cleveland Clinic Medical Records
We'll help you get your medical records quickly, and we can help you find answers to questions like, "How long are medical records kept?" and "How do I get my medical records?"
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Don't spend hours hunting down your medical records. Let DoNotPay take care of it for you.