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2018 update on maximum charges for copies of medical records in Ohio

Ohio law1 establishes the maximum fees a health care provider or medical records company can charge for copies of a patient’s medical record. The law also provides for certain limited situations in which copies of records must be provided without charge – for example, when the records are necessary to support a patient’s claim for Social Security disability benefits. The fee schedule is updated annually.

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Healthcare Alert: Update on maximum which may be charged for copies of medical records under Ohio law

Ohio law establishes the maximum fees that may be charged by a healthcare provider or medical records company that receives a request for a copy of a patient’s medical record. It also provides for certain limited situations in which copies of records must be provided without charge, for example, where the records are necessary to support a claim by the patient for Social Security disability benefits.

Effective January 1, 2013, the maximum fees that may be charged in two circumstances are set forth below. The maximum amounts are adjusted annually at the beginning of each year.

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