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What are my rights to medical records? I have called doctor

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What are my rights to medical records? I have called doctor twice and offered to pay for the fees? How long does he/she have to provide them before I take action?

AttyCBradford : Hello! I am sorry to hear that you are having problems getting your records.
AttyCBradford : Your health care provider usually must let you see your medical record or give you a copy ofit within 30 days afterthey receive your request. As of January 2007, your health care provideris allowed to charge you between 29¢and 86¢ per page for paper copies, depending on the number of pages copied. They can charge you $1.43 per page for copies made from microfilm. These amounts are adjusted annually.You can also be charged for postage.
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