The Best Way to Get Your Lee Health Medical Records
You can get copies of your Lee Health Medical Records on paper, by email, or on a CD. All Lee Memorial Hospital medical records are available from the particular location where you received treatment. Your records are kept as confidential records, as required by HIPAA. Before you request your medical records from Lee Hospital, you may want to learn more about what they are, what they contain, who has a right to request them, and how long they are kept for. To help you here, DoNotPay provides information on:
- Learning about medical records
- Electronic health records
- Medical records release forms
- How long medical records are kept
Getting your l medical records demands you pay great attention to detail because any missing information the hospital authorities need will mean you will have to start all over again. DoNotPay but if you want to do it all yourself, here is what you need to know and do.
Where Do I Get My Lee Hospital Medical Records?
Your records are maintained by Information Management (HIM), which is also known as the Medical Records Department. It is good to know these different names in case you come across them when you search for your request forms. You request your records at the hospital where you were a patient. Lee Health has four adult care hospitals, a children's hospital, and two other specialty hospitals.
You may get a request form for your records while you are at one of the nursing facilities, or in the following ways after you have left.
Getting Your Medical Records Request Form
You may ask in person for a request form, ask for one via fax, or you may submit an online request.
You make a fax request as follows:
- Non-statutory Hospital form requests to (239) 343 4189.
- Non-statutory Clinic/LPG requests to (239) 343 4188.
- Statutory request forms (for your medical records) should be faxed to one of the following:
- Lee Memorial Hospital, (239) 343 3898
- Cape Coral Hospital, (239) 424 4059
- Gulf Coast Medical Center, (239) 343 0216
- Healthpark Medical Center, (239) 343 6440
To get an online request form, go to. Lee Health Form Request Web Page. Please remember, you must have an active Adobe Account to open these forms. If you do not have Adobe, you will see another link showing you how to download Adobe software. Once you have done that, you will be able to download the request form you need.
Completing Your Lee Health Medical Records Request Form
The form must be completely filled in. If any required details are omitted, the request will be discarded. The form, itself, is straightforward. The details are:
- Enter the patient's legal name
- Date of birth
- Telephone number if applicable
- Full address on file with the hospital or clinic where the patient was treated
- Check the box to say how you want the records to be sent. Your options are:
- By mail to the patient's address.
- By mail to a third party. Enter that person or organization's mailing address
- By electronic means to a third party.
- By direct delivery to your"MyChart" account.
- In-person at the Lee Health premises. (You will be contacted to agree on a suitable date.)
If you want the records sent by mail, check the next box to say you want paper or CD.
Then check any or all of the next 16 boxes to say which specific records you want. They include everything from emergency Department Notes to Laboratory Tests, and "Other."
At the bottom of the form, add appropriate additional information:
- The dates of treatment for which you request the records.
- Patient's signature and date.
- If you are the patient's personal representative, you sign instead of the patient. Print your name, state your authority (Parent, Guardian, POA, etc.), and add your own address.
If you are signing on behalf of the patient, you must include a copy of the document which gives you the authority to act on the patient's behalf.
Completing the Additional Request Form for Electronic Delivery
If you have an Adobe subscription, and you want to receive PDF copies, not paper copies, you must also complete the Electronic Record Delivery Request Form, and send it with the HIPAA Authorization request form. Complete the form as follows. Enter:
- Your first and last name, and your street address.
- Your email address, with one letter, number, or character, only, in each box.
- Patient's name.
- Patient's Date of Birth.
- Dates of service when the patient received treatment.
- Read the conditions, then sign and add the time and date of your signature.
How Much Does it Cost to Get My Medical Records?
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Have DoNotPay Get Your Medical Records for You
If you do not want to deal with all the details yourself or if you are not sure which forms you need or where, exactly, to send them, you may prefer to do it the simple way.
DoNotPay has a great deal of experience accessing patient records and having them sent to the patient or person of authority. All you have to do is these three simple things:
- 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 will make it easy to
DoNotPay Helps You Understand the Details and Works on Your Behalf
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- Learn more on getting your medical records from anywhere and also how to request medical records from anywhere
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- How to Request Sick Leave
DoNotPay Will Help you Get Other Medical Records
If you or a family member needs your medical records from other hospitals, then you can learn how to get them just by following these links:
- Kaiser Medical Records
- Mercy Medical Records
- Baptist Medical Records
- Cleveland Medical records
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- Electronic health records
- Medical records release form
- Kaiser medical records
- How to get my medical records
- Baptist medical records
- Cleveland medical records
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