Request University of Kentucky Medical Records In 3 Steps

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Request University of Kentucky Medical Records In 3 Steps

If you are moving out of Kentucky, need to submit a copy of a specific medical record for a government program application, or simply want to be diligent about having your own copy of your health information before you need it, you may be wondering if there is a better way to get what you need without wasting time figuring out how to request your . Requesting medical records or electronic health records can be a complicated process, especially if you want to obtain older records, but choosing DoNotPay can make your life easier. Here's how we can make getting the information you need a bit easier!

HIPAA and Your Rights

Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) you have the right to access your medical records. The record sets you are entitled to access under 45 CFR 164.501 are;

  1. Medical records and billing records about individuals maintained by or for a covered health care provider;
  2. Enrollment, payment, claims adjudication, and case or medical management record systems maintained by or for a health plan; or
  3. Other records that are used, in whole or in part, by or for the covered entity to make decisions about individuals.

This last category includes records that are used to make decisions about you, whether or not the records have been used to make a decision about you.

What Types of Medical Records are Restricted From Being Released?

Under most circumstances, submitting a single release form allows specified medical records to be released to the same individual or third party, whether that is yourself, a family member, a lawyer, or someone else, for a specified period of time. However, not every type of record is covered by this classification.

You will need to explicitly state your consent each time records that certain records that are considered restricted are released. Although other types of treatment can be included under certain circumstances, you can generally expect that restricted records include:

  1. Treatment-related to alcohol or drug use
  2. Mental health treatment
  3. HIV/AIDS treatment
  4. Genetic test results or related information

How to Request Medical Records From the University of Kentucky

You have several options for requesting your University of Kentucky medical records. You can request either electronic copies or paper copies, and there are several ways to submit the facility's release form. You can download the form online and mail it to either of these addresses:

UK Albert B. Chandler HospitalRelease of Information Section

Health Information Management, Room C601

800 Rose St.

Lexington KY 40536-0293

UK HealthCare ROI2333 Alumni Park Plaza Ste. 110

Lexington, KY 40517


If you do not have access to a printer, you can also call the facility at 859-323-5117 to request to have a copy of the form mailed to you or your doctor can make the request on your behalf. You can also fill out a form in person at UK Healthcare ROI.

How to Transfer Medical Records to the University of Kentucky

Although the University of Kentucky does not publically describe the process for transferring records if you are a new patient, your doctor can explain the steps you will need to take if needed during your first visit. DoNotPay can also help you complete this process by requesting your records from your previous facility for you.

Does the University of Kentucky Charge for Medical Records?

Under most circumstances, you can obtain one copy of your University of Kentucky medical records for free. If you need more than one copy, you will be charged $1.00 per page for each additional copy. The only exception to this policy is medical records that are sent to any doctor, which are always free regardless of how many copies you need.

Request Your University of Kentucky Medical Records With the Help of 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.

DoNotPay Works Across All Entities With the Click of a Button

Getting a copy of your medical records or transferring them to a new medical facility can be a frustrating and time-consuming process, but wasting time that could be better spent on other things figuring all the details out yourself is not your only option. DoNotPay is not just for the University of Kentucky or even just for hospitals. No matter what type of medical practice you need your medical records from or what state it is in, we can handle the hard work of figuring out the details and make your request for you to make sure you get the records you need in a timely manner. Some of the medical records we have obtained in the past include:

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

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At DoNotPay, we don't want you to waste time that would be better spent on something more fun, interesting, or productive figuring out how to request your University of Kentucky medical records. so we can take care of it for you!

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