How to Request Your University of Miami Medical Records
It's always a good idea to have a copy of your medical records on-hand. You should especially have them if you plan to see a new doctor or if you're moving to a new city. If you're wondering how to request your medical records, DoNotPay can help.
We'll make it easy to get your , so you don't have to deal with the hassle. Let's discuss how the process works, and how you can obtain your medical records if you want to try it on your own.
Do You Have to Pay to Request Your University of Miami Medical Records?
There are a couple of ways to obtain your medical records, and most can be requested without a fee. You can get your via:
- Your MyUHealthChart
- Contact the appropriate office for paper or USB flash drive copies
If you choose to download your medical records from your MyUHealthChart, then there will be no charge. If you're looking for medical records before 2010, or if you need an entire medical record, you'll need to call the appropriate facility.
If you'd like to have a paper copy or a flash drive made that contains your medical records, you'll need to pay a small fee. USB flash drives are sold at a flat rate of $6.50. Additionally, you will not be charged for a copy of your medical records if they're needed for continuation of care.
Are There Any Restrictions on Requesting Medical Records?
State and federal laws ensure that your medical records are kept private. That means only the patient or an authorized representative can request their medical records. Additionally, authorized medical professionals can access your medical records as well as the court of law, if a subpoena is used.
Children under 12 years of age are considered minors. In these instances, parents can request their minor children's medical records. Once a child is 13, it's generally agreed that they must give permission before their medical records are released.
Legally, your medical records are your private information, and the University of Miami is legally required to give them to you at your request.
How to Request Your University of Miami Medical Records on Your Own
If you're wondering how you can request your medical records, there are a couple of ways to go about it.
Patients can access the University of Miami's patient portal at any time. If you know your username and password, you can log in and download any of your electronic health records from 2010 to the present. Patients can do this from their phone, tablet, or computer.
If you need to request University of Miami medical records before 2010, or if you need a complete medical record, you'll need to contact the facility in which it was done.
Contact the Appropriate Facility
You can contact the following facilities for a copy of your :
|University of Miami Hospital and Clinics (UMHC)/Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC)||1475 N.W. 12th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
|305-243-5272||305-243-5274 or 305-243-9521|
|Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (BPEI)||900 N.W. 17th Street
Miami, FL 33136
|UHealth Tower (UMHC)||1400 N.W. 12th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
|305-689-5605 or 305-689-5187||305-689-4490 or 305-689-3995|
Before you contact any of these facilities, make sure you've filled out the appropriate paperwork. This includes a medical records release form or an authorized release form from a third party.
For any other questions regarding medical record requests, call 786-507-8442.
How to Get Your Medical Records Transferred to the University of Miami
If you need to have your medical records transferred to the University of Miami, you can call 786-507-8442. A representative will be able to walk you through the procedure.
DoNotPay Can Request Your University of Miami Medical Records for You
If you don't want to waste time tracking down medical records at the University of Miami, DoNotPay can do it for you. Here's what you need to do:
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.
- 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.
That's all you've got to do!
DoNotPay Can Help You Request Medical Records from Many Locations
We'll help you get your medical records from all kinds of facilities at your request. Here are a few of the places we can contact for you:
- Kaiser Medical Records
- Cleveland Clinic Medical Records
- Mercy Medical Records
- Baptist Medical Records
We'll also help you find the answer to questions like, "How Long are Medical Records Kept?"
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