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HIPAA privacy Rules only apply in case of release of your medical information to a third party. It does not apply when you are requesting a copy of your own medical records. So, if you request for the information, the provider must provide it to you unless in the provider's judgment the release of the information to you would be harmful to you or the public. I do not see the case here. Also, the provider may charge you for reasonable costs of providing the information to you. For a Summary of HIPPA, click on the links below: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/consumer_rights.pdf http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/summary/index.html http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/index.html