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How to Handle Medical Records Requests in 2013
Posted on: 2/1/2013

An insistent patient is holding on Line 2 - you haven't treated this patient for nine years, but he is making an urgent request for medical records. Do you know the guidelines for medical records retention and how much you can charge for copies in 2013? And don't forget HIPAA - physicians must comply with both Illinois law and HIPAA when copying and sending records.

Keeping current with medical records guidelines and regulations can be daunting! That's why ISMS publishes updated guides each year covering the latest medical records copying rates, retention guidelines and the impact of HIPAA - for members only.

Login today to access the Medical Record Quick Guide.

Members may also download theĀ Medical Record Fees Under HIPAA and Illinois Law.

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