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Pediatric Coding Alert

Medical Records:
Government Urges Practices to Stop Charging Patients for Medical Records

Although you can legally charge patients for sending their records, HHS appears to discourage it. Practices that routinely hand patients a bill every time they request a copy of their medical records may want to rethink their policies. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently came out with its most solid statement yet discouraging practices from charging patients [...]



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