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https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/compliance/medical-records/Home:Tools You Can Use:Topics:Compliance:Medical Records<p><img class="ms-rtePosition-2" src="/PublishingImages/medicalrecords.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;" />There are many questions about patient medical records. Who owns the medical record? How much may you charge to copy a medical record? What about confidentiality and security?<br>PAMED has prepared general legal information to help you make good decisions about handling medical records.</p><p>In this section you will find:</p><ul><li><a href="https://www.pamedsoc.org/PAMED_Downloads_NotPublic/Quick%20Consult/QCMedRecordsPatientRights.pdf">Patient rights regarding their medical records and other personal health information</a></li><li><a href="https://www.pamedsoc.org/PAMED_Downloads_NotPublic/Quick%20Consult/QCMedRecordsConfidentiality.pdf">Confidentiality of medical records and other personal health Information</a><br><a href="https://www.pamedsoc.org/PAMED_Downloads_NotPublic/Quick%20Consult/QCMedRecordsRetentionDisposal.pdf">Retention and disposal of medical records and other personal health information</a></li><li><a href="https://www.pamedsoc.org/PAMED_Downloads_NotPublic/Quick%20Consult/QCHIPAABreaches.pdf">Breaches of unsecured personal health information and notification requirements</a></li><li><a href="/PAMED_Downloads_NotPublic/2017CopyingFees.pdf">Restrictions on medical records copying charges for 2017</a></li></ul>

 

 

https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/compliance/medical-records/SubstanceUseConfidentialityNew Rule Amends Federal Substance Use Disorder Confidentiality Regulations <p>On Jan. 18, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) issued a final rule amending the federal substance use disorder confidentiality regulations that applies to federally-assisted programs.  </p>
https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/compliance/medical-records/Medical record copying fees2017 Medical Record Copying Fees Available to Members in Convenient Chart<p>You can find the Department of Health's 2017 copying fees on PAMED's convenient chart. </p>Practice Administrators;#
https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/compliance/medical-records/Deceased recordsOffice FAQ: Retaining Deceased Patients' Medical RecordsMust physicians retain medical records of a deceased patient?Practice Administrators;#Members Only;#
https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/compliance/medical-records/FAQ FinancialOffice FAQ: Retaining Financial RecordsHow long should I keep a patient's financial records?Practice Administrators;#Members Only;#
https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/compliance/medical-records/FAQ Non custodial ParentOffice FAQ: Non-custodial Parent's Request for Child's Medical RecordsHow should I handle a non-custodial parent's request for copies of her child's medical records when the custodial parent has asked our office not to fulfill the request?Practice Administrators;#Members Only;#
https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/compliance/medical-records/FAQ Record RequestOffice FAQ: Request for Medical RecordsMay I refuse to transfer or give copies of a medical record for a patient with an outstanding balance for medical services?Practice Administrators;#Members Only;#