Request Your Kendall Regional Medical Records Faster With DoNotPay
You may have various reasons for needing to review your medical records. Maybe your doctor retired, and you need to find another one. Perhaps your family recently took over supervising your healthcare, and they need to review your medical records. The good news is that Federal law gives you the right to access your personal health records no matter what the reason. You should understand, however, that gaining access to your may require some work on your part.
The official name of the Federal law that gives you the right to access your personal health record is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. It won't surprise you that most people refer to it by its shorter acronym, HIPAA.
Having the right to access your medical records does not necessarily mean it will be easy. Requesting your Kendall Regional Hospital Medical Records may include several frustrating steps and a lengthy waiting time before you receive them. Like other bureaucracies, the staff at healthcare providers may not understand your rights to access your personal health information.
No worries! DoNotPay is an innovative, automated, web-based platform that helps you request your medical records faster and at your convenience 24/7
What Types of Medical Records Are Restricted From Being Released?
State and Federal law may restrict the types of medical records and the hospital may have rules as well. For example, the following records are restricted from distribution, except to prevent harm to yourself or others:
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases (otherwise known as STDs);
- Treatment for Mental Illness; and
- Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Abuse.
In general, state laws entitle parents of minors to obtain the medical records of their children. Some states, however, enable certain minors to restrict their medical records even from their parents. California, for example, requires that the medical records of minors over age 15 who maintain their own domicile and are capable of self-support require an information release form before dissemination.
In addition, caregivers need the personal health information of their patients in order to treat them appropriately and safely. Therefore, caregivers do not need medical record releases in order to have access to the relevant information.
You must also be knowledgeable about the length of time a healthcare provider will keep your medical records. Otherwise, you might end up wasting your time in sending a request, only to find out they no longer have your health documents.
How to Request
Kendall Regional Hospital provides several ways for patients to gain access to their medical records. MyHealthONE Patient Portal provides access to your medical record via mobile devices, desktop computers, and smartphones.
To request medical records, patients may download the MyHealthONE app either in Google Play or App Store. Patient requests must include the Authorization for Release of Medical Information form. Access the form in Spanish here. The form must include a current photo ID, such as a driver's license, state ID, or military ID.
Patients may send any questions about Requests for Release of Information, including whether charges apply or how to transfer medical records to Kendall Regional Hospital, using any of the contact information below:
|PO Box 290789
Nashville, TN 37229
Physicians may request medical records via fax on their letterhead to (855) 446-6008. The request must show the patient's name, date of birth, date of visit, and name of the treatment facility. Urgent requests should indicate "STAT".
Attorneys and other third-party requestors should mail their requests solely via U.S. mail to: Tampa SSC, PO Box 292409, Nashville, TN 37229. For questions, please call: (866) 463-7272
Please note: DoNotPay can help you obtain your medical records or transfer medical records to Kendall Regional Hospital.
How to Request Your Kendall Regional Hospital Medical Records With DoNotPay
DoNotPay is the perfect method to request your Kendall Regional Hospital Medical Records because it makes the process very easy. DoNotPay will write your health care provider a simple, clear, and effective letter that will get your legally-guaranteed health records for you in no time.
To access your medical records using DoNotPay, there is a simple three-step process:
- 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 Works Across All Healthcare Providers Just by Clicking a Button
DoNotPay can help you access your medical records with the following healthcare providers:
- Kaiser Medical Records
- Mercy Medical Records
- Baptist Medical Records
- Cleveland Clinic Medical Records
From California to Maine, DoNotPay is the fastest way to request medical records nationwide. DoNotPay helps you resolve your consumer issues when you do not get what you deserve. And it does it all with the click of a button.
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