Tag Archives: Medical Records

Want Your Medical Record? It’ll Cost You.

by Nicholas Bagley — Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Who owns medical records? Technically, the records themselves are the property of the physicians and hospitals that compile them. But the law has long recognized that patients also have rights to those records. Most significantly, under HIPAA’s Privacy Rule, a provider must, upon request, give a patient a copy of her medical records. But, to […]