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It's YOUR health record, the government is paying for you to have it


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In the US, the government is proviing big bucks to implement health record systems, here’s what the doctors are collecting in meaningful use funds to put a computer in their office. by all means, request, obtain, and look at your health records. and if the pdoc doesn’t comply, file a complaint with the office of HHS Civil Rights

http://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EHRIncentivePrograms/index.html?redirect=/ehrincentiveprograms/

Medicare pays Maximum incentive amount is $44,000
Medicaid pays Maximum incentive amount is $63,750

if you are a proxy for another individual, that person can sign over and you can obtain their health information, request the form from the records department. the doctors aren’t the right person, the health information management department is the place to go