(The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) Documents
The department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights has published a guide for patients that discuss when a provider may share a patient’s health information with others involved in the patient’s care. Click on the link below for access to answers regarding common questions about privacy requirements under HIPAA.
Patient Guide: When Health Care Providers May Communicate About You with Your Family, Friends, or Others Involved in Your Care
Region Medical Center recognizes the rights of our patients
to release their health information.
facilitate a request for copies of medical records
to be released, we ask that you:
the above ‘AUTHORIZATION FOR RELEASE OF PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION’ form.
in all the required information on the form.
and date the Authorization (must be signed by the patient, unless
the patient is a minor or the patient has a legal representative
your phone number on the Authorization form in case we need to contact
the form by US mail to Capital Region Medical Center, Medical Record
Department, P.O. Box 1128, Jefferson City, MO 65102-1128.
of a fee may be required in some circumstances before the information
can be released.
If you have
any questions about this process, please contact our release of
information specialists at 573-632-5650.