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December 11th, 2013, 07:19 AM
Rachael84 Rachael84 is offline
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: NYC area
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Originally Posted by sarav View Post
I was sneaky about my records. All of my labs were available to me online, so I printed them myself. Then I called and convinced one of the office staff that I wanted to keep a set of my own records (the ultrasound reports) at home. She faxed them right over. Those were the only records that were necessary for me to transfer, so I was able to avoid the time they would drag it out for and the fee. It's surprising how much faster a patient can get their own records when they don't mention leaving the office compared to when you want the records transferred to a new doctor. They even want the request in writing. I didn't have to do any of that.

They told me to send a fax request and then pick them up. I don't think I have to pay a fee.
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