How to Get Your Maimonides Medical Center Medical Records

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How to Get Your Maimonides Medical Center Medical Records

is the largest hospital in Brooklyn, New York, and has been around since 1911. It is award-winning and cutting edge with its advanced technology and highly trained staff. Maimonides is a teaching hospital at the forefront of innovation without forfeiting compassion.

If you were treated or had any medical care from Maimonides, you may need to get . By law, you can request your records from any medical facility or health care provider.

Sometimes getting your medical records can be difficult and time-consuming.

That's why DoNotPay developed its new Request Medical Records product to help get your Maimonides Medical Center records easily and quickly. In fact, with our Request Medical Records product, you can get your medical records from any medical facility where you have been treated.

Need information from Kaiser? We've got you covered! We can also help with records from other hospitals like Baptist, Mercy, or Cleveland Clinic. And we do it all in just three easy steps!

Why Should I Get My Medical Records?

We always think it's a good idea to get your medical records. In accordance with the Health Insurance Probability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, not only are your records private and protected, you have the right to those records at any time that you request them.

The problem is that sometimes medical facilities can make you feel like you are jumping through hoops and weeding through red tape.

You are spinning your wheels and spending your time downloading forms, waiting on hold, or running to the post office.

But it is important to have access to your medical records. Some of the most important reasons are:

You are movingIf you leave the area, your new doctor will not have access to any of your information. This could include testing, immunizations, procedures, and diagnosis. Even if you are moving and do not have a doctor yet, having your records can save you time, especially in an emergency situation.
Your doctor is retiringIf your doctor has sold his business or closing it altogether, getting your medical records is essential. New staff may not have the same access to records, or they could even be put into storage, making them even more difficult to access.
You are travelingIf you are on vacation or traveling for another reason, emergencies can happen. After hours, out of state, or even language barriers can make it difficult for you to get your records in a timely manner. This is particularly important if you have a chronic condition or have undergone a recent procedure.
You are seeing a specialist or doctor who is not in your networkSometimes if you change health insurance carriers, you are required to use a different doctor who does not have access to prior records.
Other changes that you are making may require copies of your medical records.Moving to assisted living or a nursing care facility.

Getting a second opinion on a diagnosis. This could help you avoid costly or invasive duplication of tests.

Give information to a family member to update your medical history, use when caregiving, or for any other personal reason.

How Can I Get My Maimonides Medical Records On My Own?

You can get your medical records from on your own by starting at their website.

  1. Once you access the website, click on the Patients and Visitors tab at the top of the home page.
  2. Scroll down and on the right side of the page, you will see a section menu.
  3. If you have login credentials for the patient portal, click on that tab. If you do not have a login, you can follow the instructions on that page to access one.
  4. The patient portal, called FollowMyHealth will give you access to some of your medical information as well as the option to securely message your doctor. You will also be able to look at:
  • Lab results
  • Request refills to prescriptions
  • Browse recent healthcare information
  1. If other information is needed, click on Medical records in the section menu.
  2. Download the Authorization for the Release of Protected Health Information from the link that is provided.
  3. Fill in the form by including your personal information such as name, address, phone number, and date of birth. You will need to answer the questions on why you need the records, which records you need, and where you want them sent.
  4. You will need a copy of a government-issued form of identification such as your driver's license to verify your identity.
  5. The form must be signed and dated. The request is valid for a period of six months.
  6. The form can be sent via:
  • Email
  • Mail
  • Fax
  • In-person
  1. The physical address, email address and mailing address are provided on the website.
  2. Certain things like X-rays or billing records require different locations to contact.

How Can DoNotPay Help Me Get My Maimonides Medical Center Records?

DoNotPay can help you get your medical records in just three steps! We make it;

  • Easy! No filling out tedious forms or trying to figure out downloads and requirements.
  • Fast! You won't have to spend your time on hold, stand in line at the records department, or run to the post office to mail your request!
  • Successful! DoNotPay works hard to get you the best outcome for all your problems!

How to request medical records using DoNotPay:

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.

  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. And that's it! DoNotPay will send your request for, and you should have your records received within a few weeks! Let us help you today!

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