How to Request Your Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical Records

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How to Request Your Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical Records

Jackson Memorial Hospital (JMH) is one of the top 25 medical centers in the U.S., located in Miami, Florida, with more than 600 doctors from the medical school in the area. Thousands of patients and, therefore, thousands of medical records are held at the facility each year.

Are you one of the many in need of your Jackson Memorial Hospital medical records?

You came to the right place! Not only will we briefly go over how to request both print and electronic copies of your health records on your own, but we'll also discuss a better way to retrieve your records: DoNotPay.

No matter what medical center or hospital you need your health records from—whether Mercy, Kaiser, Cleveland Clinic, Baptist, and others—DoNotPay can do it for you in half the time with little to no work on your part. All you have to do is fill in a few details!

Reasons Why You May Need Your Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical Records

There are many reasons why you may need your , from retrieving your own health records to a minor's as their parent or caregiver.

You may need to retrieve your medical records, for the following reasons:

  • Change doctors
  • Avoid duplicate care
  • Update personal records
  • Make amends

As for minors, you may need access to their medical records for:

  • Custodial court proceedings and other conflicts
  • Switching physicians
  • Make amends

What You Would Need to Know About Accessing Minor Medical Records at JMH

Although parents or guardians can access their children's health records most of the time (only until they're 18), some doctors choose to exclude information about sex and substance use. Some are even going as far as giving minors more control.

For instance, TeensHealth reports that more states are allowing minors to have more control over their health records and are even allowing them to access their records without custodial approval. Miami allows parents to access their child's records under the Privacy Rule with these three exceptions:

  1. When the minor consents for their care and parental consent is not needed under the law.
  2. When the minor receives care on behalf of the court.
  3. When a parent agrees that the minor/doctor relationship may be confidential.

How to Request Your Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical Records on Your Own

You can access your in one of three ways:

  1. Online

You can visit the JMH online patient portal. Assuming there aren't any glitches or malfunctions, you should be able to access all your JMH health records here.

  1. In-person

You may also consider going up to JMH in person to request your records. This method may be the most difficult as it will require finding the right person, having the right documentation on hand, and arriving at their least busy times to avoid long wait times.

  1. Phone

You can call the number 1-866-830-1906 to access records such as your birth, death, and other certificates. Otherwise, you must go in to retrieve a copy or make the request online.

All three ways can be time-consuming and sometimes difficult to retrieve when you do it by yourself.

Where to Send Your Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical Records Form

If you choose to download a medical records release form and complete it, you can send the finished form in one of the following ways:

Mailing AddressATTN: HIM Department, 1611 NW 12th Avenue,

ACC-West Basement Room L-129, Miami, FL 33136

Fax(305) 585-0004

How to Get Your Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical Records With DoNotPay

Are you wondering how to get your medical records without the added hassle? DoNotPay is the answer. In just these three steps, DoNotPay will do all the hard work and research for you so that you can get your Jackson Memorial Hospital medical records in no 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.

Note that JMH only holds medical records for about five years or until a patient is 21, whichever is the longest. However, the length of time medical records are kept differs from facility to facility.

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