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Do I have a right to view my medical records online on the monitor in my room?
Do I have the right to receive my medical records from the prior day while I am in the hospital?
Do I have the right to receive lab and other test results when they are sent to the doctor?
Do I have the right to sign on from my notebook computer to view lab results and doctors notes at any time?
Do I have a right to view my medical records online on the monitor in my room? There is no law that specifically says you have a right to view records via a monitor in your room.
Not exactly. You have the right to review the records but the medical provider has up to 15 days to allow you to see them.
You have a right to see those or get a copy of them but again the medical provider has up to 15 days to allow you to view them or provide copies. They can also charge a "reasonable fee" for the copies.
No, there is no law that gives you that specific right. The provider can choose to let you do that but there is no law forcing them to do so.
Georgetown University put out a pretty good pamphlet on your rights to medical records in VA which you can see at http://www.hpi.georgetown.edu/privacy/stateguides/va/va.pdf
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Can the person with my medical power of attorney see my medical records with less than a 15 day wait?
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