Requesting Medical Records
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Health Information Mangement office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Please call 504.592.6590
How to Obtain a Copy of Your Medical Records
An authorization for release of information is to be obtained in accordance with HIPAA regulations. To obtain medical records, you must provide valid identification as well as a written authorization complete with signature and date of service. When an authorization for copies of medical records is required, it must be properly completed and signed by one of the following:
Patient including Emancipated Minor (Emancipated Minor is any person under 18 years of age who is either married or declared legally emancipated by a court of law)
Parent or Guardian when the patien is under 18 years of age
Guardian when the Patient is declared legally incompetent
In the case of a deceased patient, the record can be released to the following:
Administrator of their estate
Executor of their will
After suit has been instituted, the defense counsel of the defense insurance company