IHC Medical Records: Everything You Need to Know

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A Hassle-Free Way to Ask for Your IHC Medical Records

The passage of 1996 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act provided individuals with the right to access their own medical records. Patients have a variety of reasons for keeping track of their health history, which may include evaluation of care, following an illness or wanting to make responsible and knowledgeable decisions about their wellbeing.

Even though medical facilities and hospitals, such as Intermountain Healthcare, offer patients several avenues to request health documents, it can be a challenging process. Fortunately, DoNotPay helps you efficiently manage your .

HIPAA and Your Right to Access Health Information

The federal regulation, 45 CFR § 164.524, details individuals' rights to access their paper and electronic medical records, which may include the following:

  1. Billing details
  2. Health care providers' notes
  3. Lab data
  4. Medical test records

IHC Medical Records Access

Bound by HIPAA regulations, IHC is concerned with protecting its patients' privacy. As such, the health care provider requires appropriate documentation before releasing records. It's important to note that you should exercise caution before signing medical release documents. The following is an example of others whom you may grant access to your medical files:

  • Hospitals
  • Billing providers
  • Life insurance companies
  • Nursing homes
  • Care givers
  • Primary health care providers
  • Patients' parents or guardians
  • Rehab centers
  • Labs
  • Mobile health monitoring apps, including those for diabetes and heart health

Some Medical Records Access Restrictions

Although patients have latitude with accessing their records or signing a release for select others, there are some instances where they may be denied, including:

  • Documentation in a lawsuit
  • Drug and alcohol rehab
  • Mental health records
  • STDs

DoNotPay can help you obtain your paper medical documents and electronic health records.

How to Request IHC Medical Records on Your Own

IHC recommends completing and submitting the following to access your records efficiently:

Law firms may use the same forms when submitting court orders and subpoenas.

You can also use other options to submit requests:

Fax(385) 215-7047
MailO. Box 70539, Salt Lake City, UT 84170-0539

Departmental Contact Information

Corporate Medical Records Department
Fax Number(385) 215-7047
Email AddressMedRecReq@r1rcm.com
Medical Records Request Line
Phone Number(801) 906-70000

Specific Clinic Medical Records

Medical DivisionPhone NumberFax Number
ENT(801) 662-1740N/A
Urology(801) 662-5555(801) 662-5547
Dental/Orthodontics Clinic(801) 662-3900N/A
Division of Neurosurgery(801) 662-5340(801) 662-5340
Ophthalmology(801) 662-3950N/A
Orthopedics/Fracture Clinic(801) 662-5600(801) 662-5606
Plastic Surgery(801) 662-1634N/A
Division of Pediatric Surgery(801) 662-2950N/A

Intermountain Healthcare provides extensive information to help you access the correct department; however, it's easy to miss a critical piece of information and slow the process down. With the help of DoNotPay, you can complete and submit your IHC medical release forms quickly and easily.

How Long Does It Take to Receive IHC Medical Records?

Your medical record requests will typically be completed within 30 days.

How Much Does It Cost to Obtain IHC Medical Records?

IHC does charge for medical record copies, but it doesn't indicate how much. However, the standard fees for Utah are as follows:

Search, Labor, Processing Fee$21.16
First Page Copy FeesPages 1-40: $0.53/page
Additional Pages Copy FeesPages 41+: $0.32/page
Mailing CostsActual cost plus sales tax
Electronic RecordsRecords after July 18, 2018, are assessed at 50% of the paper record rate

DoNotPay can help you get the information you need without delay.

Let DoNotPay Help You With the IHC Medical Records Retrieval Process

Intermountain Healthcare provides you with the access you need to your medical records according to HIPPA's guidelines. However, it can be a complex process, especially when several departments are involved. DoNotPay has the experience to help you expedite your Intermountain medical record requests.

How to Request Medical Records Using DoNotPay

DoNotPay has experience with helping clients access their health care records. Its system is clear and efficient, and it saves valuable time.

  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 Works With a Wide Range of Medical Groups

In addition to helping clients retrieve their , DoNotPay can access medical practice, hospital, lab, and many other records with the click of a button. Some of the organizations with which DoNotPay has experience retrieving records include the following:

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

While DoNotPay offers unparalleled service for customers who need to retrieve their medical records, that's not all DoNotPay can do. Some of its other services include:

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