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The Myth of Emergency Access to Medical Records

Posted on: 03/08/2019

Consulting attorneys tell their physician clients to provide access to their patient records in emergencies, and HIPAA may allow information release in emergencies without the usual formal written authorization, but many emergency physicians, knowing the miserable odds of even making contact with the treating physician, will not even bother to attempt to contact them.