Medical Record Copying Fee

The current medical record copying fee is



The Law

This law caan be found in the Health-General Article 4-304(c)(3) excerted below:



Important Change in Medical Records Law Effective 2/17/10



A change in medical records law will become effective on February 17, 2010, as a result of the passage of the federal HI-TECH law in 2009. On that date, if a medical practice is using an electronic medical records system, it must provide a patient requesting his or her medical record with a copy in electronic format, if the patient so requests.

The charge for the copy provided can be no more than the actual labor costs incurred by the practice in responding to that request.