How to Obtain Your Wellstar Medical Records Easily

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How to Get Wellstar Medical Records Without the Stress

Everyone, regardless of age or medical history, has a right to their medical records. There are a wide variety of reasons why you might need to get your medical records from your care provider, but when it comes to requesting those records, you could run into roadblocks. Whether it is because a secretary at your doctor's office doesn't want to provide those records to you or if you are unsure where to turn to get that information, the process can be intimidating, to say the least.

If you are a patient at Wellstar, you can turn to DoNotPay to help you get access to your . With DoNotPay, you don't have to spend hours trying to figure out how to request your medical records–our convenient AI walks you right through the steps.

Why Would You Need Your Medical Records?

There are literally dozens of reasons why you would need a copy of your . Here are just a few of those reasons:

  • If you are moving to a new state and plan to start seeing a new doctor.
  • If you are compiling a family medical history.
  • If your doctor is retiring.
  • If you are trying to avoid duplicate procedures or prescriptions.

Generally speaking, anytime you want to start seeing a specialist or a new doctor, you will need to get access to your medical records.

How Much Does It Cost to Get Wellstar Medical Records?

Wellstar is a healthcare provider with locations across the state of Georgia, including a location in Atlanta and one in Kennestone. You have a right to your medical records, but you should be aware that there is a cost associated with getting a copy of your records.

According to the Wellstar website, here are the baseline costs per page for getting your Wellstar medical records:

Electronic records delivered via email$6.50
Medical record with paper records delivered in electronic format$6.50 + 7 cents per page
Electronic records delivered in paper90 cents, plus 5 cents per page for paper and toner
Paper records delivered in electronic format7 cents per page
Paper records delivered in paper12 cents per page

Depending on the specifics of your request, you might also have to pay postage and sales tax.

How to Get Wellstar Medical Records on Your Own

There are five ways to put in a request for Wellstar medical records on your own.

  1. Via MyChart. One way to get your Wellstar medical records is to utilize the MyChart application on the Wellstar website. To do this, log into your MyChart and navigate to your Document Center. Click on "Requested Records" and then select "send us a customer service request" in order to have your records sent through to MyChart in PDF form. It can take up to 7 days to have your records delivered this way.
  2. Electronic Request. You can also request your medical records electronically by going through the online patient request tool on the Wellstar website. To request your records this way, you will need to upload a copy of your photo ID. There is a $6.50 charge associated with this method.
  3. Email Request. If you don't want to use any of the methods outlined above, you can request your medical records by email. To do this, complete the Authorization for Release Form on the Wellstar website, along with a copy of your photo ID, and send via email. It can take up to five business days to receive your records when you request by email.
  4. Fax Request. If you have easy access to a fax machine, you can request your medical records this way. Complete the Authorization for Release form and fax it, as well as a copy of your photo ID, to (770) 810-4193.
  5. Request Records by Mail. Finally, you can request your medical records from Wellstar by mail. Print and fill out the Authorization for Release form and mail it, along with a copy of your photo ID, to any Wellstar medical center location. Make sure to note if you are requesting records from multiple sites.

Use DoNotPay to Get Wellstar Medical Records

Do you want to streamline this process and get your medical records quicker? Here's how to request medical records using DoNotPay:

DoNotPay is the fast, easy, successful way to request your medical records. DoNotPay can write your health care provider a simple, clear, and effective letter that will get your legally-guaranteed health records for you quickly.

  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.

That's all there is to it! With DoNotPay, you can get your medical records without stress.

How Else Can DoNotPay Help With Your Medical Records?

DoNotPay is your one-stop solution for getting any medical records that you need. Here are some ways that DoNotPay can simplify the medical requests process:

What Else Can DoNotPay Do for Me?

Besides being there for you when you need access to your medical records from Wellstar and other hospitals or clinics, DoNotPay can assist you with:

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