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Can my doctor release immunization records to a public school?

Can my doctor release immunization records to a public school?

Immunization record : Your doctor does not release shot record to anyone unless you request it. Most states have immunization registry where your doctor will enter all the vaccines given, only physicians, nurses, Healthcare providers have access to these immunization records, but if your child is older than 12 years old you need to sign consent before your Dr can enter the immunization in the registry. Good luck. ...Read more

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Immunization (Definition)

The body is artificially exposed to a dead or weakened organism of a type able to cause disease. The body fights the organism and learns to protect itself, so disease will not develop if exposed to ...Read more


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How can I get child immunization medical records from a doctor who's retired?

How can I get child immunization medical records from a doctor who's retired?

Depends on situation: Many state require a physician to keep records for at least 7yrs after the patients last visit & their 21st birthday, whichever is later.Then they are destroyed. At retirement, many drs arrange for another dr to retain custody of their charts. You can call a local medical society & find out. Some states have a computerized verification system & you can access records thru a school. ...Read more

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In the state of Texas, is it legal for a 17 year old to visit his primary care doctor and have an insurance card ready with him at the visit?

In the state of Texas, is it legal for a 17 year old to visit his primary care doctor and have an insurance card ready with him at the visit?

Depends: In my office (Texas) parents could provide written authorization for their kid to come in alone and we did it routinely.It was part of the patient record.We could not see the kid for a new patient visit without a sponsoring adult present. ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to get child immunization medical records from a doctor who isn't practicing anymore?

Can you suggest how to get child immunization medical records from a doctor who isn't practicing anymore?

Contact society: Physicians that retire often transfer their records to another physician or set up a way for patients to obtain such information.A call to the local medical society can often supply you with the contact data. The state medical board may also have contact information. ...Read more

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Should I send my children to school during a pandemic?

Should I send my children to school during a pandemic?

Yes.: Yes, unless authorities close the schools. In that case, you should be prepared to engage in home-learning activities with your children. ...Read more

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I need a current copy of my sons immunization records..I can't get them from the doctor or his school.Who else will have copies? I live in dallas tx.

I need a current copy of my sons immunization records..I can't get them from the doctor or his school.Who else will have copies? I live in dallas tx.

Registry: If you signed up for the immtrac registry in texas the material is on file & can be downloaded by any doctor, school or day care center with a registry access code. Physicians are required to provide you with access to such records & send them within 15 business days after they receive a properly executed release & payment of any required fee. ...Read more

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I need a current copy of my sons immunization records..I can't get them from the doctor or his school.Who else will have copies? I live in dallas tx.

I need a current copy of my sons immunization records..I can't get them from the doctor or his school.Who else will have copies? I live in dallas tx.

Immunization records: Try calling your health department. I am uncertain about texas, but in new york, all vaccines given to a child is reported via computer to the state. ...Read more

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Can an hr office examin your personal health records when being concered for a hospital job?

Can an hr office examin your personal health records when being concered for  a hospital job?

Probably not: I do not think hr office can access any of the medical records. It may be illegal if you denied a job on health grounds, unless you are so sick that you cannot physically do the job. Just to be sure ask your h r dept. ...Read more

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Why wouldn't my 10yr olds PCP. Sighn a Medical certificate for Excel Energy to reestablish service? They did in the past?

Why wouldn't my 10yr olds PCP. Sighn a Medical certificate for Excel Energy to reestablish service? They did in the past?

Local Question: That is a question for you to ask of the physician or clinic involved. This is an international web site that has no connection to these type of specific issues. ...Read more

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Need pediatric neurologist to review medical records that have been forwarded to me from a friend in ukraine. How do I attach 3 word documents?

Need pediatric neurologist to review medical records that have been forwarded to me from a friend in ukraine. How do I attach 3 word documents?

Make local contacts: Healthtap was not developed to provide consultations on records you upload.That is the practice of medicine & not the goal of the site. You need to take what you have to a physician you have a doctor/patient relationship with & see if s/he can provide that service.You may be able to locate a ht physician in your area & arrange that service. ...Read more

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Can a health tap doctor pull records from hospital and treat you online?

Can a health tap doctor pull records from hospital and treat you online?

Generally, NO: We volonteer our services and work from the general questions submitted. We keep our answers as general as possible to help as many people as possible as well as guide you to get the correct treatment. Most of us have our credentials listed as well as where we are located. If you are near us or wish to travel to our offices, then we might be able to access your records with your permission. ...Read more

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How do I go about finding and selecting a psychologist? Will my records be shared with my employer under the open access + plans when i file a claim?

How do I go about finding and selecting a psychologist? Will my records be shared with my employer under the open access + plans when i file a claim?

Word of mouth: Word of mouth is often the best way. You must know someone seeking psychiatric or psychological help. If you file a worker's comp claim in the state of wi your employer is entitled access to your records. Rules vary from state to state. You can call your state medical, psychiatric, or psycholigcal society to find out. Also, www.Psychologytoday.Com has a listing of doctors for this in your area. ...Read more

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How long does a hospital have, on receipt of a request, to send my personal medical records in ireland?

Certified Mail and..: Make sure you address the letter to your hospital's patients services manager or medical records officer. In ireland, look up the "data protection act" and it will give you the specifics. There is usually a charge involved and you must provide proof you are indeed the patient making the request. ...Read more

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Can mental health clinician cut off patient because parents don't want to transfer their therapy to the same agency? They gave my child a 60day notice

Can mental health clinician cut off patient because parents don't want to transfer their therapy to the same agency? They gave my child a 60day notice

Patient termination: Physicians are not required to continue to care for a patient for any reason as long as they give adequate written notice of their intent to terminate the physician-patient relationship (usually 30 days notice is sufficient). Physicians are still responsible for emergency care for terminated patients during this time frame, unless they have established with another medical provider. ...Read more

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Where can I find a copy of my immunization records?

Where can I find a copy of my immunization records?

3 Sources: Your pediatrician, your parents or your grade school . Some one should have these records. ...Read more

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How long does a hospital legally have, on receipt of a request, to send me my personal medical records?

? Time limit: I am not sure whether the hospitals have a time limit. But they will send the records in a reasonable amount of time. If some one needs records urgently for legal or crime solving purposes the hospitals will expedite the records. ...Read more

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For continuing disability review will SSI have full access to EVERYTHING a psychiatrist wrote in medical records?No confidentiality?Why call it that?

For continuing disability review will SSI have full access to EVERYTHING a psychiatrist wrote in medical records?No confidentiality?Why call it that?

No.: SSI doesn't need access to direct communication that occurs between you & your psychiatrist during your therapy sessions. You should ask your doctor specifically what info. s,he plan to release before s,he does so. ...Read more

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How can you register for college classes without MMR immunization records?

How can you register for college classes without MMR immunization records?

Ask your college: Some colleges will allow you to register without proof of the immunization and some won't. If you can't find the actual shot record, they may ask that you have a blood test called a titer to determine if you are immune to either measels or rubella. Ask your college what they require that you have for attendance there. ...Read more

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The school said no to an iep, can we get a 504 plan?

The school said no to an iep, can we get a 504 plan?

Depends: It depends on the reason why your child needs help in school and what state you live in. Each state has its own requirements for qualification. Iep and 504 are different and exclusion or inclusion from one does not necessarily affect the other. ...Read more

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Can I call fertility clinic to get update on health history of donor and her family now that child is 12?

Can I call fertility clinic to get update on health history of donor and her family now that child is 12?

Yes: The clinic may have that information if they recruited the donor, otherwise if you used an agency, the agnecy may have the information. ...Read more

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