Given that your medical records contain some of the most intimate information about you, why is it that gaining access to them can be such chore?
“What Rights do I have to My Medical Records?”
HIPAA, the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), guarantees consumers the right to access and make corrections to their medical records. Health care providers are also required to comply with state laws.
Read more of my article, “How to Get Your Medical Records” on WebMD.