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Doctor insights on: How To Get A Misdiagnosis Removed From Your Medical Record

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I have a misdiagnosis on my medical records and my pcp is gone from the practice. How do I get it removed?

I have a misdiagnosis on my medical records and my pcp is gone from the practice. How do I get it removed?

Discuss with new pcp: I would talk it over with your new pcp. Perhaps he/she can clarify the diagnosis error (or verify its validity) and open communication with your insurance company to correct it in their records if necessary. ...Read more

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I have a misdiagnosis on my medical record can I join the military?

I have a misdiagnosis on my medical record can I join the military?

Yes, but you're >40y: So that's going to be tricky. As long as you can get a documented persuasive evidence-based medical opinion that rebuts the misdiagnosis, the MEPS CMOs have the full authority to clear you for enlistment. Just make sure you bring the relevant documentation - both the misdiagnosis documentation, and the second opinion. I've done that for applicants. Others will be able to as well. Case-specific. ...Read more

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How can I get my medical records?

Usually easy: Usually your provider will provide copies based on whatever the state regs allow them to charge, some will give them to you free and some provide a personal health record that allows you to download a copy. ...Read more

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Say, i need to know how do you get your medical records?

Say, i need to know how do you get your medical records?

Written request: You might be able to call the office and identify your self, but you will most likely have to go to pick them up. Signing a release is normal and charging a fee is normal by your provider. ...Read more

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Where can I get an electronic copy of my medical record ?

Where can I get an electronic copy of my medical record ?

Medical Record: From the place you obtained medical attention. Contact your doctor's office and request a copy if you are an adult. ...Read more

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I want to adopt. How do I get medical records of the child?

I want to adopt. How do I get medical records of the child?

Open/confidential: Use of an adoption agency or voluntary adoption registeries helps with issue of confidentiality. Try this website, adoption.Org for needed information. Your healthcare provider can also, help but more with anticipatory guidance on health and emotional issues inherent with adoption . Records from international adoptional may not always be reliable so be prudent with information provided. ...Read more

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Can I get my own medical records under federal laws protecting consumers?

Can I get my own medical records under federal laws protecting consumers?

Yes. : Hipaa regulations allow you to request your personal medical records from your provider, considering you are not a minor. Some providers may charge a per page or per x-ray fee, or if digital records, a per disk fee. ...Read more

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Should I get copies of all my medical records at every medical appointment?

Should I get copies of all my medical records at every medical appointment?

Why???: The various states require physicians to keep their medical records for a period of years from your last point of contact and be ready to retrieve and transfer the information as needed.If a subsequent treating physician needs any information, it will be available.Hand carried records are often lost & seldom needed if you are able to give a detailed history. ...Read more

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Can you view and get a copy of all your medical records to keep for yourself ?

Can you view and get a copy of all your medical records to keep for yourself   ?

Yes: You can get a copy of all of your medical records at your doctor's office. You may have to pay a fee for the photocopying and administration time. If you want copies of x-rays, cts, and mris, you need to go to the radiology center and request either print outs or a cd with them. Again, there will be a charge for that. Medical records are kept for several years only - each state is different. ...Read more

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Do u think with all medical records becoming digital by 2015, hackers will be able to get peoples confidential records and privacy will be a big issue?

Do u think with all medical records becoming digital by 2015, hackers will be able to get peoples confidential records and privacy will be a big issue?

Privacy: Health care privacy will continue to be a "big issue, " especially with continued push for more electronic record-keeping. I suspect hackers, too, will be a constant threat to healthcare information. ...Read more